Obliquation(n.) The act of becoming oblique; a turning to one side; obliquity; as, the obliquation of the eyes.
Obliquation(n.) Deviation from moral rectitude.
Oblique(a.) Not erect or perpendicular; neither parallel to, nor at right angles from, the base; slanting; inclined.
Oblique(a.) Not straightforward; indirect; obscure; hence, disingenuous; underhand; perverse; sinister.
Oblique(a.) Not direct in descent; not following the line of father and son; collateral.
Oblique(n.) An oblique line.
Oblique(v. i.) To deviate from a perpendicular line; to move in an oblique direction.
Oblique(v. i.) To march in a direction oblique to the line of the column or platoon; -- formerly accomplished by oblique steps, now by direct steps, the men half-facing either to the right or left.
Obliqued(imp. & p. p.) of Oblique
Obliquely(adv.) In an oblique manner; not directly; indirectly.
Obliqueness(n.) Quality or state of being oblique.
Obliquing(p. pr. & vb. n.) of Oblique
Obliquities(pl. ) of Obliquity
Obliquity(n.) 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.
Obliquity(n.) Deviation from ordinary rules; irregularity; deviation from moral rectitude.
Words within obliquenesses