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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Something unusual -- perhaps worthy of collecting; A strange attitude or habit; Eccentricity that is not easily explained.

Usage examples (38)
  • The old Major laughed and chuckled at the oddity of the word.
  • One such oddity is a very tall black man named simply "Coleman."
  • Another oddity is that we get very little sense of what motivates him.
  • The other oddity is that the actions that the terrorists want shown are themselves atrocities. for more
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