ECCENTRICITY's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of eccentricity
Definition:
n. oddity; departure from that which is stated, regular, or usual; deviation from center
Example:
Some of his friends tried to account for his rudeness to strangers as the eccentricity of genius.
Sentence in Classic:
After all, if these people had strange fads and expected obedience on the most extraordinary matters, they were at least ready to pay for their eccentricity.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
There are some trees, Watson, which grow to a certain height, and then suddenly develop some unsightly eccentricity.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
At the moment when that name, which he had buried beneath so many layers, was so strangely articulated, he was struck with stupor, and as though intoxicated with the sinister eccentricity of his destiny; and through this stupor he felt that shudder which precedes great shocks.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo Context
The Puritans looked on, and, if they smiled, were none the less inclined to pronounce the child a demon offspring, from the indescribable charm of beauty and eccentricity that shone through her little figure, and sparkled with its activity.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne Context
Yet his zeal for certain studies was remarkable, and within eccentric limits his knowledge was so extraordinarily ample and minute that his observations have fairly astounded me.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Indeed, from the direction of the Metropolitan Station no one was coming save the single gentleman whose eccentric conduct had drawn my attention.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context