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1. eccentricity

noun. ['ˌɛksənˈtrɪsəti'] strange and unconventional behavior.

Synonyms

  • unfamiliarity
  • oddness
  • strangeness

Antonyms

  • native
  • usualness
  • nativeness
  • angularity

Etymology

  • -ity (English)
  • -ité (French)
  • eccentric (English)
  • eccentricus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Eccentricity

  • specificity
  • electricity
  • domesticity
  • analyticity
  • simplicity
  • elasticity
  • complicity
  • toxicity
  • publicity
  • felicity
  • felicite

Sentences with eccentricity


1. Noun, singular or mass
Some objects, however, such as comets, have much more eccentricity in their orbit.

Quotes about eccentricity


1. Eccentricity is not, as some would believe, a form of madness. It is often a kind of innocent pride, and the man of genius and the aristocrat are frequently regarded as eccentrics because genius and aristocrat are entirely unafraid of and uninfluenced by the opinions and vagaries of the crowd.
- Edith Sitwell

2. eccentricity

noun. ['ˌɛksənˈtrɪsəti'] a circularity that has a different center or deviates from a circular path.

Synonyms

  • disk shape

Antonyms

  • misbehavior
  • misdeed

Etymology

  • -ity (English)
  • -ité (French)
  • eccentric (English)
  • eccentricus (Latin)

3. eccentricity

noun. ['ˌɛksənˈtrɪsəti'] (geometry) a ratio describing the shape of a conic section; the ratio of the distance between the foci to the length of the major axis.

Antonyms

  • liberty

Etymology

  • -ity (English)
  • -ité (French)
  • eccentric (English)
  • eccentricus (Latin)
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