Definition of Mannerisms

1. Noun. (plural of Mannerism) ¹



2. Noun. (plural of mannerism) ¹

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Definition of Mannerisms

1. mannerism [n] - See also: mannerism

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mannerisms

mannans
mannardite
mannas
manned
mannequin
mannequinlike
mannequins
manner
manner name
manner of articulation
manner of speaking
manner of walking
mannerable
mannered
mannerism
mannerisms (current term)
mannerist
manneristic
mannerists
mannerization
mannerize
mannerized
mannerizes
mannerizing
mannerless
mannerlessness
mannerliness
mannerlinesses
mannerly
mannerpunk

Literary usage of Mannerisms

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1. Fundamentals of Salesmanship by Norris Arthur Brisco (1916)
"Effects of mannerisms and Nervous Habits.—Salespersons should realize that mannerisms in dress, speech, or appearance distract the attention of customers. ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"... he would hardly have any rival even among his Tuscan contemporaries, were his style free from mannerisms, and his standard of beauty more elevated. ..."

3. Principles of Expressive Reading: Impression Before Expression by Olaf Morgan Norlie (1918)
"mannerisms (Fr.-Lat, from manus, a hand) are the disagreeable personal ... The mannerisms of expression, as, screeching, drawling, mumbling, etc., ..."

4. Principles of Salesmanship by Harold Whitehead (1918)
"The Handicap of Unconscious mannerisms It is almost equally important to beware of acquiring any irritating mannerisms, whether of speech, voice, ..."

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