Eccentricity in a sentence as a noun

No it was just easy enough to dismiss it as a harmless eccentricity of a niche player.

It's sad that keeping a copy of the constitution is seen as a sign of eccentricity.

But his eccentricity and radicalism are what made the fsf and gnu possible in the first place.

Sometimes brilliance is the other side of the eccentricity coin.

Earth's distance from the Sun varies by +/-~2% at its current eccentricity, and the eccentricity isn't constant.

The letter e is already used for the charge on an electron, for the eccentricity of an ellipse, and for orthonormal basis vectors.

While a generation lived under this leader's direction, their children suffered the brunt of the eccentricity and thoughtlessness that the era inculcated.

Putting aside who we're talking about I think a reaction like that definitely deviates from the norm to the point of maybe crossing the line from eccentricity to instability.

The stereotype may arise from the fact that the film industry is more tolerant of personal idiosyncrasies and eccentricity than other fields of employment.

Epsilon determines the angular velocity of the circulating point, and slightly affects the eccentricity.

I think adapting to people with low tolerance for eccentricity/personality is universally destructive.

Richard Stallman gets a lot of flack around here for his eccentricity when it comes to computing, but goddammit the man can see past his own nose and understands that taking a dump on the only body advocating for you and I in favor of switching to something on such trivial concerns as "look and feel" is a great way to end up right where we are today.

If, however, the existence of such a teapot were affirmed in ancient books, taught as the sacred truth every Sunday, and instilled into the minds of children at school, hesitation to believe in its existence would become a mark of eccentricity and entitle the doubter to the attentions of the psychiatrist in an enlightened age or of the Inquisitor in an earlier time.

Eccentricity definitions


strange and unconventional behavior


(geometry) a ratio describing the shape of a conic section; the ratio of the distance between the foci to the length of the major axis; "a circle is an ellipse with zero eccentricity"


a circularity that has a different center or deviates from a circular path