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Angularity   Listen
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Angularity  n.  The quality or state of being angular; angularness.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Angularity" Quotes from Famous Books



... He must attain and maintain that lofty sight where facts yield their secret sense, and poetry and annals are alike. The instinct of the mind, the purpose of nature, betrays itself in the use we make of the signal narrations of history. Time dissipates to shining ether the solid angularity of facts. No anchor, no cable, no fences avail to keep a fact a fact. Babylon, Troy, Tyre, Palestine, and even early Rome are passing already into fiction. The Garden of Eden, the sun standing ...
— Essays, First Series • Ralph Waldo Emerson

... entirely "out of drawing" and is obtrusively conspicuous when seen in profile. This type of woman is generally classified among the inquisitive, bright, and energetic. She should aim to modify the unhappy angularity of her profile as well as to repress her gossipy tendencies. The graduated coil of hair and waved coiffure, shown by No. 17, are most felicitous in their effect on this type ...
— What Dress Makes of Us • Dorothy Quigley



Words linked to "Angularity" :   zigzag, conformation, zag, crimp, jog, crease, oblongness, contour, angular, roundness, bend



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