- the quality or state of being asymmetric.
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Asymmetry is a common characteristic of the criminal physiognomy.Criminal Man
We have learnt to write "asymmetry," but not to avoid "unsymmetrical."
In all these cases the torsion and asymmetry of the body are unaffected.
Asymmetry, a-sim′e-tri, n. want of symmetry or proportion between parts.
Indeterminate lines have been ruthlessly rectified and asymmetry has grown symmetrical.Pot-Boilers
- lack or absence of symmetry in spatial arrangements or in mathematical or logical relations
1650s, "want of symmetry or proportion," from Greek asymmetria, noun of quality from asymmetros "having no common measure; disproportionate, unsymmetrical," from a- "not" + symmetros "commensurable" (see symmetry).
- Disproportion between two or more like parts; lack of symmetry.