What does the word eccentricity mean?

Usage examples for eccentricity

  1. One of his eyes was of glass, and blue; the other had an eccentricity, and was of a deep and meditative grey. – Mrs. Falchion, Complete by Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 12, 2009
  2. But the struggle was likely to be a hard one, and Marcella had recognised of late that in Louis as in Anthony there were dangerous possibilities of melancholy and eccentricity. – Marcella by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  3. Frequently the Bird's- foot Violet blooms a second time, in autumn, a delightful eccentricity of this family. – Wild Flowers Worth Knowing by Neltje Blanchan et al