angularity

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

angular +‎ -ity

NounEdit

angularity (plural angularities)

  1. (uncountable) The property or characteristic of possessing angles.
  2. (countable) A sharp point or angle.
  3. (countable) A stiff, cranky, crotchety manner or behaviour.
    • 1913, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, The Poison Belt, page 60:
      It was a brave, good speech, a speech from that staunch and strong spirit which lay behind all the acidities and angularities of the old zoologist.

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