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What are the characteristics of peculiar?

peculiar. Not ordinary or usual; odd or strange: noticed a peculiar odor in the room. See Synonyms at strange. Belonging distinctively or primarily to one person, group, or kind; special or unique: a species peculiar to the high desert.

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Also to know is, what is the similar meaning of peculiar?

1 : characteristic of only one person, group, or thing : distinctive 2 : special, particular 3 : odd, curious 4 : eccentric.

One may also ask, what is the biblical meaning of peculiar? the Jews as being God's chosen people. Deut. 14:2. (usually initial capital letters) a name adopted by certain fundamentalist Christian sects, signifying their refusal to conform to any rule of conduct that is contrary to the letter or spirit of the Bible.

Regarding this, is peculiar positive or negative?

No. There are two ways peculiar can be looked at: As characteristic or distinguishing mark where the speaker's attitude usually ranges from neutral to positive. As bizarre or odd where the speaker's reception obviously ranges from unacceptable to funny to strange.

What do we mean of peculiar people?

Definition of peculiar people. 1 : God's own chosen people —used by various Christians to emphasize their nonconformity to the world.

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