n. quality; attribute; distinguishing feature; slight degree or amount
n. distinguishing feature, as of a person's character; genetically determined characteristic or condition
Of all of these characteristics, Bilbo's strongest trait is his humanity; he is with a big heart and generous spirit.
Using a new database of genetic traits, a group of scientists have discovered that humankind's most common ancestor with other placental mammals was a rat-sized animal with a long tail that likely lived on insects.
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My aunt walked into that story, and walked out of it, a dread and awful personage; but there was one little trait in her behaviour which I liked to dwell on, and which gave me some faint shadow of encouragement.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
However, this almost sepulchral parlor, of which we have sought to convey an idea, is a purely local trait which is not reproduced with the same severity in other convents.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo Context
She tried to recollect some instance of goodness, some distinguished trait of integrity or benevolence, that might rescue him from the attacks of Mr.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen Context
The leading trait in his character was meanness; and if there were any other element in his nature, it was made subject to this.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass Context
All the traits of his character, which she learned to know better and better, were unutterably dear to her.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context