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Synonyms for eccentricity
ˌɛk sənˈtrɪs ɪ ti, ˌɛk sɛn-ec·cen·tric·i·ty

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  1. eccentricitynoun

    strange and unconventional behavior

    Antonyms:
    concentricity

  2. eccentricitynoun

    (geometry) a ratio describing the shape of a conic section; the ratio of the distance between the foci to the length of the major axis

    "a circle is an ellipse with zero eccentricity"

    Antonyms:
    concentricity

  3. eccentricitynoun

    a circularity that has a different center or deviates from a circular path

    Antonyms:
    concentricity

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. eccentricitynoun

    Synonyms:
    irregularity, peculiarity, oddness, oddity, singularity, waywardness, strangeness, aberration

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  1. eccentricitynoun

    Synonyms:
    whimsicality, oddness, unconventionality, freakishness, irregularity

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "eccentricity":

    offset, runout

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  1. Joseph Brodsky:

    The surest defense against Evil is extreme individualism, originality of thinking, whimsicality, even -- if you will -- eccentricity. That is, something that can't be feigned, faked, imitated; something even a seasoned imposter couldn't be happy with.

  2. A. M. Rosenthal:

    It has been our policy not to use obscenities in the paper. It's a harmless little eccentricity of ours.

  3. John Stuart Mill:

    The amount of eccentricity in a society has generally been proportional to the amount of genius, mental vigor, and moral courage it contained. That so few now dare to be eccentric marks the chief danger of the time.

  4. Andy Duncan:

    The eccentricity I value is essentially benign, a harmless individualism that reflects a unique, cockeyed view of the world, and spices up what otherwise might be a mundane menu, these eccentrics tend to be self-aware and tongue in cheek. They're winking at us. Some eccentrics, moreover, are just visionaries ahead of their time, like the early advocates of such eccentric notions as animal welfare.

  5. Edith Sitwell:

    Eccentricity is not, as dull people would have us believe, a form of madness. It is often a kind of innocent pride, and the man of genius and the aristocrat are frequently regarded as eccentrics because genius and aristocrat are entirely unafraid of and uninfluenced by the opinions and vagaries of the crowd.


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