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Oddity definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

ODD'ITY, n.
1. Singularity; strangeness; as the oddity of dress, manners or shape; oddity of appearance.
2. A singular person; in colloquial language. This man is an oddity.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: eccentricity that is not easily explained [syn: oddity, oddness]
2: a strange attitude or habit [syn: oddity, queerness, quirk, quirkiness, crotchet]
3: something unusual -- perhaps worthy of collecting [syn: curio, curiosity, oddity, oddment, peculiarity, rarity]

Merriam Webster's

noun (plural -ties) Date: 1713 1. an odd person, thing, event, or trait 2. the quality or state of being odd

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. (pl. -ies) 1 a strange person, thing, or occurrence. 2 a peculiar trait. 3 the state of being odd.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Oddity Odd"i*ty, n.; pl. Oddities. 1. The quality or state of being odd; singularity; queerness; peculiarity; as, oddity of dress, manners, and the like. That infinitude of oddities in him. --Sterne. 2. That which is odd; as, a collection of oddities.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(oddities) 1. An oddity is someone or something that is very strange. Carlson noticed another oddity; his plant had bloomed twice. N-COUNT 2. The oddity of something is the fact that it is very strange. ...the oddities of the Welsh legal system. = peculiarity N-COUNT: usu the N of n

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. Singularity, strangeness, queerness.

Moby Thesaurus

aberration, abnormality, absurdity, alien, anomalousness, anomaly, anticness, bizarreness, bizarrerie, card, case, character, conceit, conversation piece, crackpot, crackpotism, crank, crankiness, crankism, crotchet, crotchetiness, curio, curiosity, curiousness, deformity, deviancy, deviation, differentness, distinctiveness, divergence, dottiness, duck, eccentric, eccentricity, erraticism, erraticness, exception, extraordinariness, fanatic, fantasticality, freak, freakiness, freakishness, grotesqueness, grotesquerie, hermit, hobo, idiocrasy, idiosyncrasy, improbability, incongruity, incongruousness, individuality, irregularity, kink, kook, kookiness, lone wolf, loner, maggot, malformation, mannerism, maverick, meshuggenah, misfit, monstrosity, monstrousness, museum piece, natural, nonconformist, nonconformity, nonesuch, nut, odd fellow, oddball, oddness, original, outlandishness, outsider, pariah, peculiarity, phenomenon, prodigiosity, prodigy, quaintness, queer duck, queer fish, queer specimen, queerness, quip, quirk, quirkiness, quiz, rara avis, rarity, screwball, singularity, solitary, spook, strange thing, strangeness, teratism, tramp, trick, twist, type, unconventionality, unnaturalness, unusualness, weirdness, weirdo, whim, whimsicality, whimsy, zealot, zombie



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