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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The quality of being obscure and rambling indirectly; The property of being neither parallel nor perpendicular, but at a slanting angle.

Usage examples (31)
  • Hill knows that the sinister is enhanced by obliqueness.
  • Disconcerted by my obliqueness, the man said, "How can I do this in a bathing suit?"
  • On the Continent, caution often rules the day, obliqueness is prized and audacity is suspect.
  • I will say this: despite the movie's tiresome obliqueness, in the lead role, Puiu creates a genuinely unnerving fellow. for more
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