[ sin-uh-stral-i-tee ]

  1. the state or quality of having the left side or its parts or members different from and, usually, more efficient than the right side or its parts or members; left-handedness.

  2. preference for using the left hand or side.

  1. the state of being sinistral.

Origin of sinistrality

First recorded in 1850–55; sinistral + -ity

Words Nearby sinistrality Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023