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 Meanings and Examples of ODDITY
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oddity
 n.  something unusual -- perhaps worthy of collecting
 n.  a strange attitude or habit
Classic Sentence:
1  Above twenty of those clad in this costume were full-grown girls, or rather young women; it suited them ill, and gave an air of oddity even to the prettiest.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
2  "He must be an oddity, I think," said she.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 13
3  Some people trifled with her as a mere oddity, he said; but she was as shrewdly and sharply observant as anyone he knew, and as long-headed as she was short-armed.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 22. SOME OLD SCENES, AND SOME NEW PEOPLE
4  Mr. Bumble sat himself down; quite confounded by the oddity of Mr. Grimwig's manner.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
5  Her appearance always acted as a damper to the curiosity raised by her oral oddities: hard-featured and staid, she had no point to which interest could attach.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
6  His supreme contempt for his own limbs, as he sat smoking, was one of the pleasantest oddities I have ever encountered.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 51. THE BEGINNING OF A LONGER JOURNEY
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