obliquity definition

  • noun:
    • the product quality or condition of being oblique.
    • A deviation from a vertical or horizontal line, airplane, place, or way.
    • The position or extent of such a deviation.
    • A mental deviation or aberration.
    • Immoral conduct.
    • Obscurity in conduct or verbal phrase: "It May Possibly Be your candor of modern literary works creates a nostalgia for indirection, obliquity and deferral” ( Anatole Broyard).
    • An obscure declaration.
    • The condition of becoming oblique; deviation from the right range; deviation from parallelism or perpendicularity; the quantity of these types of deviation; divergence.
    • Deviation from ordinary guidelines; irregularity; deviation from moral rectitude.
    • The state of being oblique.
    • Deviation from an intellectual or moral standard.
    • the presentation during work associated with head associated with fetus at an abnormal direction
    • the quality of becoming misleading

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