French translation of 'oddity'
1. (= odd thing) curiosité f
to be an oddity (= out of the ordinary) être une curiosité
2. (= odd characteristic) bizarrerie f
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Example Sentences Including 'oddity'
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I've seen many oddities in Edinburgh over the years.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
More oddity than space, then.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
The RSC bring us a real oddity, but for my money one worth seeing.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
The big point is the sheer oddity of human self-awareness.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
The story feels striking for its sheer oddity.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Too much shine, and you'll end up a space oddity.The Sun (2013)
By now a real oddity has emerged.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
It's a genuine space oddity.The Sun (2008)
It's about making the most of the city in which we live and relishing its many wonderful oddities.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
There are too many mystifying oddities.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
The RSC brings us a real oddity.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Losing my hair has made me feel an oddity.Coping With Sudden Hair Loss (1988)
What's clear from all these examples is that we feel like oddities or failures only by reference to a standard of some kind.Christianity Today (2000)
Trends of 'oddity'
Used Occasionally. oddity is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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'oddity' in Other Languages
British English: oddity NOUN
An oddity is someone or something that is very strange.
Losing my hair made me feel an oddity.
Translation of oddity from the Collins English to French
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