Definition of Sinistrality

1. Noun. Preference for using the left hand.

Exact synonyms: Left-handedness
Generic synonyms: Handedness, Laterality
Derivative terms: Left-handed, Sinistral



Definition of Sinistrality

1. n. The quality or state of being sinistral.

Definition of Sinistrality

1. Noun. left-handedness ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Sinistrality

1. The condition of being left-handed. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sinistrality

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sinicizes
sinicizing
sinicuichi
sinigrase
sinigrin
sining
sinister
sinisterly
sinisterness
sinisternesses
sinisterwise
sinistrad
sinistral
sinistral fault
sinistrality (current term)
sinistrally
sinistre
sinistrely
sinistrin
sinistro-
sinistrocardia
sinistrocerebral
sinistrocular
sinistrogyration
sinistromanual
sinistropedal
sinistrorotation
sinistrorsal
sinistrorse

Literary usage of Sinistrality

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1. Speech Training for Children: The Hygiene of Speech by Margaret Gray Blanton, Smiley Blanton (1919)
"ARTS AND CRAFTS AND sinistrality The left-handed child should be especially considered in the arts and crafts. ..."

2. Popular Science Monthly (1904)
"... and sinistrality, it will be by the study of the conditions, habits, ... and sinistrality arose. The infant of a few months shows no signs of preference ..."

3. Journal of Social Science: Containing the Proceedings of the American by American Social Science Association, Franklin Benjamin Sanborn, Frederick Stanley Root (1886)
"It would thus seem that, in general, the gait of the criminal betrays a marked preponderance of power of the left foot over the right,— a true sinistrality. ..."

4. Expansion of Races by Charles Edward Woodruff (1909)
"Natural ambidexterity, then, is an arrest of development while sinistrality is a departure from the normal and indicates some more or less profound ..."

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