Definition of Obliqueness

1. Noun. The property of being neither parallel nor perpendicular, but at a slanting angle.

Generic synonyms: Spatial Property, Spatiality
Derivative terms: Oblique



2. Noun. The quality of being oblique and rambling indirectly.
Exact synonyms: Deviousness
Generic synonyms: Indirectness
Derivative terms: Devious, Oblique

Definition of Obliqueness

1. n. Quality or state of being oblique.

Definition of Obliqueness

1. Noun. The characteristic of being oblique. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Obliqueness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Obliqueness

oblique rhymes
oblique ridge
oblique ridge of trapezium
oblique sailing
oblique section
oblique sinus of pericardium
oblique speech
oblique sphere
oblique step
oblique system of coordinates
oblique triangle
oblique vein of left atrium
oblique vein of the left atrium
obliqued
obliquely
obliqueness (current term)
obliquenesses
obliquer
obliques
obliquest
obliquid
obliquing
obliquities
obliquity
obliquus
obliquus capitis inferior
obliquus capitis superior
obliterable
obliterans
obliterate

Literary usage of Obliqueness

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1. Criminal Psychology: A Manual for Judges, Practitioners, and Students by Hans Gross, Horace Meyer Kallen (1911)
"Of course, one discovers here only the degree of obliqueness, not its direction — in the case selected for comparison the woman might have judged too kindly ..."

2. Grammar of the Temne Language by Christian Frederick Schlenker (1864)
"The lit. meaning of the noun is ,,obliqueness", and adverbially ,,ob- ... 1 do not like his oblique look at me", lit. ,,the obliqueness, with which he looks ..."

3. Criminal Psychology: A Manual for Judges, Practitioners, and Students, by by Hans Gross, Horace Meyer Kallen (1911)
"Of course, one discovers here only the degree of obliqueness, not its direction — in the case selected for comparison the woman might have judged too kindly ..."

4. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1858)
"AH these species are characterized by an obliqueness not usual in the genus. The beaks are nearly terminal in all of them, and they have a general massive ..."

5. A History of the Japanese People from the Earliest Times to the End of the by Frank Brinkley, Dairoku Kikuchi (1915)
"But even apart from obliqueness the shape of the corner is peculiar in the Mongolian eye. The inner corner is partly or entirely covered by a fold of the ..."

6. The English Illustrated Magazine (1893)
"In the above portrait of a Burmese girl, there is little, if any, trace of obliqueness about the eyes ; nor is there much more in the portraits of Japanese ..."

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