Oddness Odd"ness, n. 1. The state of being odd, or not even. [1913 Webster]

Take but one from three, and you not only destroy the oddness, but also the essence of that number. --Fotherby. [1913 Webster]

2. Singularity; strangeness; eccentricity; irregularity; uncouthness; as, the oddness of dress or shape; the oddness of an event. --Young. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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