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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Strange and unconventional behavior; A circularity that has a different center or deviates from a circular path; (geometry) a ratio describing the shape of a conic section.

Usage examples (37)
  • Nor can one deny that there has been considerable eccentricity in his treatment of his son.
  • A circle is an ellipse with zero eccentricity
  • His eccentricity is kind of admirable but I'd much rather listen to Daniel Johnston.
  • I have no patience with the so-called eccentricity of genius. for more
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