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English definition of “eccentricity”

eccentricity

noun uk   /ˌek.senˈtrɪs.ɪ.ti/ us    /-t̬i/
[U] the state of being eccentric: His eccentricity now extends to never washing or changing his clothes. [C] an eccentric action: Her eccentricities get stranger by the day.
(Definition of eccentricity from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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