We have put together a list of words that are similar to CHARACTERISTIC.

23 Alternative Words Similar to characteristic

1 Feature Noun      Synonym Words Like Feature
2 Attribute Noun      Synonym Words Like Attribute
3 Dimension Noun      Synonym Words Like Dimension
4 Integer Noun      Synonym Words Like Integer
5 Property Noun      Synonym Words Like Property
6 Quality Noun      Synonym Words Like Quality
7 Centrepiece Noun      Hyponym
8 Facet Noun      Hyponym Words Like Facet
9 Centerpiece Noun      Hyponym
10 Aspect Noun      Hyponym Words Like Aspect
11 Earmark Noun      Hyponym Words Like Earmark
12 Rurality Noun      Hyponym Words Like Rurality
13 Spot Noun      Hyponym Words Like Spot
14 Curableness Noun      Hyponym
15 Incurability Noun      Hyponym
16 Recommendation Noun      Hyponym Words Like Recommendation
18 Point Noun      Hyponym Words Like Point
19 Streak Noun      Hyponym Words Like Streak
20 Ruralism Noun      Hyponym Words Like Ruralism
21 Curability Noun      Hyponym
22 Passport Noun      Hyponym Words Like Passport
23 Incurableness Noun      Hyponym

3 examples of characteristic

1 generosity is one of his best characteristics
2 red and gold are the characteristic colors of autumn
3 stripes characteristic of the zebra

10 definitions of characteristic

1 Pertaining to, or serving to constitute, the character; showing the character, or distinctive qualities or traits, of a person or thing; peculiar; distinctive.
2 A distinguishing trait, quality, or property; an element of character; that which characterized.
3 The integral part (whether positive or negative) of a logarithm.
4 any measurable property of a device measured under closely specified conditions
5 a prominent attribute or aspect of something
6 a distinguishing quality
7 the integer part (positive or negative) of the representation of a logarithm; in the expression log 643 = 2.808 the characteristic is 2
8 typical or distinctive
9 Being a feature that helps to distinguish a person or thing; distinctive: heard my friend's characteristic laugh; the stripes that are characteristic of the zebra.
10 A feature that helps to identify, tell apart, or describe recognizably; a distinguishing mark or trait.
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