V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary



Definition: a feature or characteristic that characterizes or distinguishes someone

Synonyms: feature, characteristic, attribute, quality, peculiarity


Tips: Trait is another way to say "characteristic." A trait is a feature of someone's physical appearance or personality. In nature and biology, a trait is a characteristic that is inherited. The word trait is most commonly used when talking about a person's personality traits (characteristics).

Usage Examples:

People have told me that my impatience is my worst character trait. (feature, attribute)

Jenny is well-liked amongst the other students because she has a lot of great personality traits. (characteristics, qualities)

I inherited a lot of my dad's personality traits. (features, characteristics)

I love golden retrievers because of their adorable personality traits. (characteristics, attributes)

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