Definition Of trait


a distinguishing quality or characteristic, typically one belonging to a person.

he was a letter-of-the-law man, a common trait among coaches

Example Of trait

  • A character trait shared by many program managers is a belief they will complete their project on schedule within budget.

  • A recognised trait among gamblers is that you are likely to spend more when you are not physically handing over money.

  • Absorption is a personality trait associated with fantasy proneness, vivid imagery and so forth.

  • Also, at least in maturity, people seem to have relatively stable character traits .

  • An underlying factor may be any measurable value, continuous or discrete, that influences the phenotypic traits of interest.

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