Example sentences for: peculiarity

How can you use “peculiarity” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The names of two towns, American Fork and Spanish Fork bear special mention because of a peculiarity of Utah pronunciation especially rural pronunciation: locally these towns are known as American Fark and Spanish Fark, respectively.

  • The researchers also confirmed the existence of TNTs in a human cell line (human embryonic kidney cells) and rat primary cells (normal rat kidney cells), suggesting that TNTs are not a peculiarity of PC12 cells.

  • However, the peculiarity of incantations and prayers is nothing new.

  • Ironically, this was one peculiarity the rest of the world came to consider typically Chinese.

  • Praise also goes to comedian Mike Nichols' film-acting debut: His "timing is flawless, his speech peppered with strange pauses through which we grasp the full weight of his irony, derision, and sheer incredulity at the peculiarity of the human phenomena that surround him" (Leslie Camhi, the Village Voice ). (Slate's Sarah Kerr argues that the movie is merely pretentious.)


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