What does obliquity mean?

Definitions for obliquityəˈblɪk wɪ ti, oʊˈblɪk-

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word obliquity.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. asynclitism, obliquity(noun)

    the presentation during labor of the head of the fetus at an abnormal angle

  2. deceptiveness, obliquity(noun)

    the quality of being deceptive


  1. obliquity(Noun)

    The quality of being oblique in direction, deviating from the horizontal or vertical; the angle created by such a deviation.

  2. obliquity(Noun)

    Mental or moral deviation or perversity; immorality.

  3. obliquity(Noun)

    The quality of being obscure, oftentimes willfully, sometimes as an exercise in euphemism.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Obliquity(noun)

    the condition of being oblique; deviation from a right line; deviation from parallelism or perpendicularity; the amount of such deviation; divergence; as, the obliquity of the ecliptic to the equator

  2. Obliquity(noun)

    deviation from ordinary rules; irregularity; deviation from moral rectitude

  3. Origin: [L. obliquitas: cf. F. obliquit.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of obliquity in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of obliquity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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Translations for obliquity

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • obliqüitatCatalan, Valencian
  • kieroutuneisuus, pahe, vinousFinnish
  • obliquitéFrench
  • obliquidadePortuguese
  • конусность, ошибка, косое направление, перекос, нарушение, скос, угол наклона, наклон, проступокRussian

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