Definition of Lopsidedness

1. Noun. An oblique or slanting asymmetry.

Exact synonyms: Skewness
Generic synonyms: Asymmetry, Dissymmetry, Imbalance
Derivative terms: Lopsided, Skew



Definition of Lopsidedness

1. Noun. The state or property of being lopsided. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lopsidedness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lopsidedness

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loprazolam
lopremone
lops
lopseed
lopseeds
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lopsidedly
lopsidedness (current term)
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loquat tree
loquatious
loquatiousness
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loquitur

Literary usage of Lopsidedness

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1. A Book on Building, Civil and Ecclesiastical: With the Theory of Domes, and by Edmund Beckett Grimthorpe (1876)
"Confining ourselves to Gothic, for it is not pretended that any other style preferred lopsidedness to symmetry when there was no reason for it, ..."

2. The Growth of a Planet by Edwin Sharpe Grew (1911)
"... effects of rotation, lopsidedness, and deformation—Theory and observation compared—The periods of alteration of shape—Evidences of change. ..."

3. Life and Letters of Thomas Henry Huxley by Leonard Huxley (1903)
"This investigation showed that the apparently even development was only an extreme case of lopsidedness, the continuation of the " chorda," which gives rise ..."

4. Proceedings by Bristol Naturalists' Society (Bristol, England), Bristol Naturalists' Society (1891)
"... might then be seen whether there was any tendency for this lopsidedness to be inherited. High action in the horse can be induced by weighting the limbs. ..."

5. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1914)
"On account of the presence of constant errors, the lopsidedness of individual markings can not be altogether eliminated by taking the averages of many ..."

6. Democratic Ideals and Reality: A Study in the Politics of Reconstruction by Halford John Mackinder (1919)
"... But presently lopsidedness developed even within British industry; the cotton and shipbuilding branches still grew, but the chemical and electrical ..."

7. The Origin of a Land Flora: A Theory Based Upon the Facts of Alternation by Frederick Orpen Bower (1908)
"... form of the capsule as a whole can be recognised comparatively early: a condition which accords with its very pronounced lopsidedness when mature. ..."

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