Definition of Right-handedness

1. Noun. Preference for using the right hand.

Exact synonyms: Dextrality
Generic synonyms: Handedness, Laterality
Derivative terms: Dextral, Right-handed, Right-handed



Definition of Right-handedness

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

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Right-handedness

right-eyed
right-footed
right-footer
right-hand
right-hand(a)
right-hand drive
right-hand man
right-hand men
right-hand path
right-hand rule
right-hand woman
right-hand women
right-handed
right-handed pitcher
right-handedly
right-handedness (current term)
right-hander
right-handers
right-hearted
right-ho
right-minded
right-of-centre
right-of-way
right-oh
right-side-out(p)
right-side-up(p)
right-thinking
right-to-die
right-to-left shunt
right-to-life

Literary usage of Right-handedness

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"On this fact is founded the mechanical theory of right-handedness, ... The extra 15 ounces, however, may be a result not a cause to right- handedness. ..."

2. Dictionary of Philosophy and Psychology: Including Many of the Principal by James Mark Baldwin (1901)
"There can be no doubt that left-handedness has always been exceptional, and right-handedness the normal. Even the relics of palaeolithic man indicate a ..."

3. Dictionary of Philosophy and Psychology: Including Many of the Principal by James Mark Baldwin (1901)
"There can be no doubt that left-handedness has always been exceptional, and right-handedness the normal. Even the relics of palaeolithic man indicate a ..."

4. Proceedings and Transactions of the Royal Society of Canada: Déliberations by Royal Society of Canada (1908)
".In the proceedings of this society are two able and exhaustive articles upon right handedness, by the late Sir Daniel Wilson. In Section II, paper VII, ..."

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

6. Evolution, Racial and Habitudinal by John Thomas Gulick (1905)
"right-handedness and Left-handedness. The majority of the human species inherit ... Does this prove that right-handedness is better for the race than left- ..."

7. The Journal of Heredity by American Genetic Association (1914)
""Left-handedness or right-handedness may be considered alternative or unit characters in a Mendelian sense. In terms of presence and absence, ..."

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