Translation of eccentricity in Spanish:


excentricidad, n.

Pronunciation /ˌɛksɛnˈtrɪsədi/ /ˌɛksɛnˈtrɪsɪti/

nounplural eccentricities

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    • 1.1

      (of conduct) excentricidad feminine
      (of conduct) extravagancia feminine
      (of person) excentricidad feminine
      • The important thing here isn't eccentricity; it's quality, and that's where this disk scores big.
      • But her trademark eccentricity, it seems, sells.
      • McEwan is younger and more energetic than the previous Marple, Joan Hickson, and this is a good thing: the character's eccentricity can be played more effectively.
      • The characters are overly stiff, like Dan Clowes's work, but without Clowes's eccentricity and distinctiveness.
      • It only lasts a brisk 80 minutes, but by the time it has clocked up an hour there is a sense of overkill, that the eyes can only soak up so much humour and eccentricity before fatigue creeps in.
      • It's not entirely accurate - the book is a bit darker than that, but there is a fair bit of lovable eccentricity to the characters.
      • They remain a rare treat, and are much recommended to anyone with an affection for the crime-fiction genre or for English eccentricity and humour.
      • Sometimes, too, their views may reflect individual eccentricity as much as universal truth.
      • It is visually sumptuous and I found its peculiar whimsy and eccentricity never less than thrilling.
      • What may seem to prejudice a reader's full and appreciative view of her as a key figure amongst Dickens's women characters is her determined eccentricity.
      • Called the Painted Ladies, these colorful gingerbread houses have become emblems of the city's eccentricity and charm.
      • From my first encounter with him, I found his eccentricity and charismatic flare to be attractive.
      • His response, to stuff a large lump of it in his pocket, is both hilarious and economically illustrative of his eccentricity and avoidance of conflict, an important feature of his subsequent behaviour.
      • He also vividly captures the exhilaration and the danger of wire-walking, and most of his main characters are completely convincing in their eccentricity.
      • The preponderance of French names in those early pioneering days is perhaps not surprising, as eccentricity has always been a hallmark of the French.
      • I don't know if this is endearing eccentricity or a form of bewildering madness.
      • But today the idea of serial killing as a symptom of harmless eccentricity seems somewhat faded.
      • Put it down to a little mild eccentricity and leave it at that.
      • Her wilful eccentricity and sonic adventurism mapped out new territory for hip hop at the turn of the century.
      • They combined traditional British eccentricity with traditional British enjoyment of a royal occasion.

    • 1.2(idea, action)

      excentricidad feminine
      extravagancia feminine
      • The London Daily Telegraph pioneered some years ago a franker approach to obituary writing in which journalists were prepared to write about the failings and eccentricities, as well as the virtues, of their subjects.
      • Even though we know that eventually we'll be moving on, inevitably we settle into the life of a community, we make friends, we get used to people and they get used to us - our eccentricities, our idiosyncrasies.
      • With his flair and instinct for comedy, he became famous in the ‘screwball comedy’ genre, which was all about the foibles and eccentricities of people.
      • It discovered Americans find Britain easy to get to, the French see us as relaxed and the Germans are attracted by our eccentricities and sense of humour.
      • There is more diversity in Europe and, with that, a greater tolerance for any little foibles and eccentricities that a player may have.
      • It is three pages long and goes into quite a lot of detail covering all of James' little eccentricities and foibles.
      • I think one reason that I find it so acceptable for him to assert his superiority and that I find his eccentricities amusing is that I am his boss.
      • By all accounts the author cut a strange figure and chose to dramatize rather than suppress his eccentricities.
      • In person, the Libertines charm rather than irritate, because all their eccentricities and affectations are clearly so deeply felt.
      • Grandma adored her son, understood his genius, and believed that, once he received recognition, all his quirks and eccentricities would be forgiven.
      • He was a keen fisherman and shot and a naturalist, and his harmless eccentricities caused much amusement.
      • I must admit, after reading his list, I'm almost inspired to cultivate a few eccentricities myself.
      • When I knew him he was well into his eighties and actively cultivated the eccentricities of the very old.
      • I'm taking two history classes, and I love it because history students are great at cultivating eccentricities.
      • We had our own eccentricities, but they weren't of the five-figure kind.
      • People should I think try to laugh at their own eccentricities sometimes.
      • The course of Mahler's development - despite all his personal eccentricities - contains a rational core.
      • Party membership, once only a rarity, is increasingly an oddity, or eccentricity.
      • Surely a benign and forgiving God will allow me this foible, this eccentricity.
      • They are born actors, able to furrow their brows in concentration and not think twice about how the neighbors might view this seeming eccentricity.

  • 2

    Astronomy Technology
    excentricidad feminine
    • Its orbit is the most nearly circular of that of any planet, with an eccentricity of less than 1 per cent.
    • Note that these angular sizes were calculated using the average eccentricity of the lunar orbit.
    • Note that these angular sizes were calculated using the average eccentricity of the lunar orbit.
    • He was also able to give greatly improved data for the orbit of Venus, finding better values for the radius of the orbit, its eccentricity and inclination to the ecliptic.
    • The eccentricity of the planetary orbits is small.
    • Because of the eccentricity of Mercury's orbit, the variation in the proper motion of the Sun would be noticeable to an observer on the planet.
    • Then, the extrasolar planets orbit much closer to their host stars and have a greater orbital eccentricity than the planets in our solar system.
    • Pluto, which has the greatest orbital eccentricity of any of the Solar System planets, was during those years at perihelion and actually closer than Neptune to the Sun.
    • Extent bias did not increase with target eccentricity for concentric movements.