Examples of oddity in a Sentence
Her shyness makes her a bit of an oddity in the business world.
The zoo has such oddities as anteaters and platypuses.
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Explore the world's oddities every week with Ken Jennings, and check out his book Maphead for more geography trivia.
The September 13 keynote at this year’s Data Center Austin conference seemed like a bit of an oddity: an angel investor, appearing at an IT/data center industry event, reportedly talking about aerospace funding.
Here’s another view of the oddity: After losing two straight on July 20 and 21, Los Angeles went 25-5 and never dropped consecutive games before falling into a 1-16 spiral that includes both a five-game losing streak and its current 11-game skid.
The location of Kelley's SUV was, itself, an oddity.
Once considered something of an oddity, glamping has become more mainstream in the camping community, though some traditionalists still scoff at such fancy setups.
Pillar of Fire gained considerable fame in the first decades of the 20th century, in part because of the oddity of a woman running a religious sect years before women had the right to vote.
Of all the endemic ingredients that define the local cuisine, none is more prized, or surprising, than zafferano di Navelli, or saffron of Navelli—an oddity given that the spice is so often associated with the Atlas Mountains or Afghanistan.
Statistical oddity Miami Dophins wide receiver Jarvis Landry was either a stud or a dud, depending on your fantasy format.
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First Known Use of oddity
Synonymscrotchet, curiosity, eccentricity, erraticism, individualism, kink, mannerism, idiosyncrasy, 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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