Examples of eccentricity in a Sentence
Some people weren't very tolerant of his eccentricity.
Talking to her plants is one of her many eccentricities.
Recent Examples of eccentricity from the Web
The eccentricity, though, clearly comes from his mother, too.
But people adore Wiseau, a babbling crazy-uncle character of a celebrity only the YouTube generation could breed: a walking, talking viral machine of eccentricity and plain-old weirdness who thought to cast himself as a romantic lead.
Jones' victory, despite its eccentricities, looked a lot like Democrats' big wins in Virginia and New Jersey last month.
But none of the eccentricities of President Donald Trump’s predecessors prepared us for the current administration.
Ultimately, for all this particular game’s eccentricities, the series was decided by the fact that the Houston Astros have constructed a battlewagon of a batting order.
Old New York prized and nurtured authentic eccentricity, and Mr. Cunningham not only seemed to recognize it in the city's contemporary citizens, but embodied it himself.
And San Marcos, 32 miles south, is another university town where an artsy eccentricity and lower cost of living still prevail.
But this eccentricity is all part of technological evolution, Mark Hung, a vice president at Gartner Research, explains to the Associated Press.
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First Known Use of eccentricity
Synonymscrotchet, curiosity, idiosyncrasy, erraticism, individualism, kink, mannerism, oddity, peculiarity, quiddity, quip, quirk, singularity, tic, trick, twist
Related Wordsaffectation, airs; attribute, characteristic, mark, property, trait; custom, habit, pattern, practice (also practise), way, wont; addiction; abnormality, neuroticism, perversion, weirdness; disposition, genius, leaning, partiality; bent, inclination, penchant, predilection, predisposition, proclivity, propensity, tendency, turn; attitude, character, humor, identity, individuality, nature, personality, temperament
Near Antonymsconformity, sameness
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