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1. obliquity

noun. the presentation during labor of the head of the fetus at an abnormal angle.

Synonyms

  • confinement
  • labour
  • parturiency
  • asynclitism
  • abnormality
  • abnormalcy
  • childbed
  • travail
  • lying-in

Antonyms

  • righteousness
  • ingenuousness
  • truthfulness
  • incorruptness

Etymology

  • obliquité (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • obliquitas (Latin)

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2. obliquity

noun. the quality of being deceptive.

Synonyms

  • meretriciousness
  • speciousness
  • dishonesty

Antonyms

  • declassification
  • typicality
  • familiarity
  • tastefulness

Etymology

  • obliquité (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • obliquitas (Latin)

Example sentences of the word obliquity


1. Noun, singular or mass
If the obliquity of the Earth equaled zero (no tilt at all), the Earth would have no seasons because no variation in temperature would occur.

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