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oddity

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of oddity

  1. 1 an odd or peculiar habit his one oddity is collecting used pencil leads Synonyms of oddity crotchet, curiosity, eccentricity, erraticism, individualism, kink, mannerism, idiosyncrasy, peculiarity, quiddity, quip, quirk, singularity, tic, trick, twistWords Related to oddity affectation, 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, temperamentNear Antonyms of oddity conformity, sameness

  2. 2 something strange or unusual that is an object of interest years ago circus sideshows used to display people with unusual physical features as oddities Synonyms of oddity curio, exotic, objet d'art (also objet), curiosity, oddment, rarityWords Related to oddity found object, objet trouvé; curiosa, ephemera, virtu (or vertu); marvel, prodigy, rara avis, rare bird, wonder; abnormality, anomaly, freak, monster, monstrosity; malformation, mutant, mutation

  3. 3 something that is different from what is ordinary or expected she is an oddity in the mostly male world of high-level corporate executives Synonyms of oddity aberration, abnormality, exception, anomaly, oddment, rarityWords Related to oddity curiosity, peculiarity, singularity; accident, bizarrerie, phenomenon, quirk, vagary; distortion, kink, mutation, variation; difference, disparity, inconsistence, inconsistency; error, mistake; contradiction, paradoxNear Antonyms of oddity norm, ordinary, usual

  4. 4 a person of odd or whimsical habits an oddity with a penchant for weaving cat fur Synonyms of oddity character, codger, crack, crackbrain, crackpot, crank, flake, fruitcake, head case, kook, nut, nutcase, nutter [British slang], oddball, eccentric, original, quiz, screwball, weirdo, zanyWords Related to oddity bohemian, maverick, nonconformist, quixote; coot, geezer; curio, rarity; freak; fantast, fantasticoNear Antonyms of oddity conformer, conformist, follower, sheep


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