Definitions of obliquity

  1. the quality of being deceptive Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. The condition of being oblique; deviation from a right line; deviation from parallelism or perpendicularity; the amount of such deviation; divergence; as, the obliquity of the ecliptic to the equator. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. Deviation from ordinary rules; irregularity; deviation from moral rectitude. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Oblique quality; inclination; wrong-doing. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  5. Obliqueness; a slanting direction; deviation from moral rectitude; irregularity. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

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Usage examples for obliquity

  1. In their opinion, only the strangest obliquity of judgment can explain such infatuation. – Irish Race in the Past and the Present by Aug. J. Thebaud
  2. Privately and in a very still way, she was occupying herself with the problem of the young stranger, the subject of some delusion, or disease, or obliquity of unknown nature, to which the vague name of antipathy had been attached. – A Mortal Antipathy by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.