Definition of Left-handedness

1. Noun. The status of being born of a morganatic marriage.

Generic synonyms: Position, Status



2. Noun. Preference for using the left hand.
Exact synonyms: Sinistrality
Generic synonyms: Handedness, Laterality
Derivative terms: Left-handed, Sinistral

Definition of Left-handedness

1. Noun. The state of being left-handed ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Left-handedness Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Left-handedness

left-click
left-clicked
left-clicking
left-clicks
left-drag
left-footed
left-footer
left-hand
left-hand(a)
left-hand drive
left-hand path
left-handed
left-handed compliment
left-handed pitcher
left-handed specialist
left-handedness (current term)
left-hander
left-handers
left-luggage office
left-luggage offices
left-of-center
left-of-centre
left-over
left-sided appendicitis
left-sided heart failure
left-sidedness
left-slanting
left-to-right shunt
left-to-right shunts

Literary usage of Left-handedness

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1. Dictionary of Philosophy and Psychology: Including Many of the Principal by James Mark Baldwin (1901)
"(2) The fact of asymmetry of the hands, right- and left-handedness being special cases of it. (JJ-JMB) For left-handedness, sinistrality is the ..."

2. Dictionary of Philosophy and Psychology: Including Many of the Principal by James Mark Baldwin (1901)
"(2) The fact of asymmetry of the hands, right- and left-handedness being special cases of it. (JJ-JMB) For left-handedness, sinistrality is the ..."

3. Proceedings and Transactions of the Royal Society of Canada: Déliberations by Royal Society of Canada (1908)
"... X.—Thoughts and Facts on Right and Left Handedness and an Attempt to Explain Why the Majority of Men are Right Handed. ..."

4. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"In a very few cases left-handedness has been found to accompany ... But cases of genuine left-handedness far exceed in number such instances of ..."

5. The Journal of Heredity by American Genetic Association (1914)
"In regard to the inheritance of left-handedness, he said, in a recent lecture ... "left-handedness or right-handedness may be considered alternative or unit ..."

6. Evolution, racial and habitudinal by John Thomas Gulick (1905)
"Right-handedness and left-handedness. The majority of the human species inherit right-handedness. Does this prove that right-handedness is better for the ..."

7. The Americana: A Universal Reference Library, Comprising the Arts and ...edited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines edited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines (1912)
"In a very few cases left-handedness has been found to accompany ... Hereditary left- handedness may be due to the greater development of the right side of ..."

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