noun, plural ec·cen·tric·i·ties.
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First, we quantified the egg shapes of more than 1,400 species by determining an egg’s eccentricity — how far it deviates from a sphere — and asymmetry.
Bond says that the discovery raises more questions that may ultimately help us understand the evolution of pufferfishes, a group already awash in eccentricities.Pufferfish may be carving mysterious ‘crop circles’ near Australia|Jake Buehler|October 13, 2020|Science News
But Jenkins concedes that eccentricity is not what it once was.
Both his genius and his eccentricity are on full display in the Declaration of Independence.
“I adore them, I find them so hilarious, full of eccentricity, and full of faults,” she tells The Daily Beast in French.French Fixture Cléo Le-Tan Releases a Novel About Her Family|Rebecca Benhamou|May 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The most interesting part of eccentricity may be just how wasteful it usually is.
It is brought down too a caricature, forgetting her eccentricity, her innovative fabrics, even a certain sense of purity.Report: Christian Lacroix Will Create Special Couture Collection for Schiaparelli|Misty White Sidell|April 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
By the death of his f. he inherited a competency on which he was able to live in frugal elegance, not unmixed with eccentricity.A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature|John W. Cousin
But the majority have not this knowledge; they admire mere size, or a pear-like shape, or perhaps some eccentricity of color.Anne|Constance Fenimore Woolson
The conductor of our voiture amused us a good deal by his eccentricity.A tour through some parts of France, Switzerland, Savoy, Germany and Belgium|Richard Boyle Bernard
In not too many orbits, that eccentricity in our orbit might pull us into the Van Allen belt.Where I Wasn't Going|Walt Richmond
He has absolutely none, unless it be the pride of eccentricity.Great Fortunes, and How They Were Made|James D. McCabe, Jr.