(special) snowflake

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(special) snowflake

A derisive term for a person (often a young person) who acts or is judged to act entitled to special treatment or opportunities. Generations of students before you have read this book with no gripes about its content, and you will too—you're not special snowflakes.
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snowflakes

verb
See snow
See also: snowflake
References in classic literature ?
Turn her into something that does not mind the cold," seemed a good suggestion of the doctor's, but the only thing they could think of that does not mind cold was a snowflake.
Like a rose-petal, he thought; cool and soft as a snowflake.
It resembles a snowflake and that is why it is sometimes called the "Snowflake Curve".
term=Snowflake) Urban Dictionary defines a snowflake in its modern-day usage as an "overly sensitive person that doesn't take criticism well.
A better way is to spray a fine layer of hairspray on to a glass plate or microscope slide and then send the children outside to catch a snowflake.
Filled with visual enchantment, "The Secret Life of a Snowflake" traces the life cycle of a snowflake, and gives many visual examples of comparable objects (such as a penny, or a needle) along with a snowflake to show its actual size.
They reasoned that as a snowflake falls, it may come across a tiny piece of dust in the air.
By studying the shape and size of a snowflake, scientists can estimate the humidity and temperature of the atmosphere where the crystal formed.
Luis hopes to also tie the snowflake to other parts of the world and has plans to take it and the Adopt a Snowflake campaign to Beverly Hills in 2005 and to Tokyo in 2006.
Each has a single vertical fold, like a spine; other folds radiate from a few nodal points along this central one, and the cuts Faust has made in the paper result in, typically, two or three intricate wheel-like patterns with as many as eight axes each--finally, one thinks more of a cathedral's rose window than of a snowflake.
In fact, finding a Snowflake turns out to be harder than locating a TV channel featuring Miss Turner.
When a snowflake melted, its design was lost forever, leaving no record behind.
The system works because, like a snowflake, no two vein patterns are alike.
com/TomiLahren/videos/1195970233829495/) TV show : "If you spend more time occupying Wall Street than you do occupying a shower or a job, you might be a snowflake.
The design of a snowflake is determined by the amount of moisture or water vapor in the air, as well as the temperature of the air.