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 South — its look, its laziness, its lush eccentricity — deeply informs the work.
Insiders say that behind the scenes at CNN, Cuomo’s eccentricities had become a major source of friction at the morning program.
Its tone— laid-back and dry-witted, with occasional helpings of Lynchian eccentricity (like, for example, an invisible car)—manages to evoke both a physical place and a state of mind.
Every central bank endures its own appointments system, with corresponding strengths and weaknesses, but the ECB’s unique setup adds eccentricities.
All too often, mainstream beauty ads for foundation tend to put forth an image of hyper-perfect skin, all flaws and eccentricities airbrushed to obliteration.
Neither was Peggy Guggenheim, another glorious demonstration that eccentricity is a matter of both style and substance.
This obsession with the president’s habits and eccentricities has obscured the utter emptiness of the Democratic policy cupboard.
An homage to eccentricity and entertainment, to those things that remain unchanged.
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First Known Use of eccentricity
ECCENTRICITY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of eccentricity for English Language Learners
: the quality of being strange or unusual in behavior
: an act or habit that is strange or unusual
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