she was regarded as a bit of an oddity

eccentric, misfit, square peg in a round hole, maverick, nonconformist, odd one, rare bird, crank; informal character, oddball, weirdo, crackpot, nut, freak, screwball, kook, queer/odd fish, queer/odd duck
conformist, average Joe

his work remains an oddity in some respects

anomaly, aberration, curiosity, rarity

there was a real oddity about their artwork

strangeness, peculiarity, oddness, weirdness, bizarreness, eccentricity, queerness, unconventionality, outlandishness, informal wackiness, kookiness

the oddities of human nature

peculiarity, idiosyncrasy, eccentricity, quirk, irregularity, twist

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  • oddity — (n.) 1713, odd characteristic or trait, a hybrid from ODD (Cf. odd) + ITY (Cf. ity). Meaning odd person is first recorded 1748 …   Etymology dictionary

  • oddity — ► NOUN (pl. oddities) 1) the quality of being strange. 2) a strange person or thing …   English terms dictionary

  • oddity — [äd′ə tē] n. 1. the state or quality of being odd; queerness; peculiarity; strangeness 2. pl. oddities an odd person or thing …   English World dictionary

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  • oddity — UK [ˈɒdətɪ] / US [ˈɑdətɪ] noun Word forms oddity : singular oddity plural oddities 1) [countable] someone or something that seems strange or unusual In those days a working mother was regarded as a bit of an oddity. 2) [countable/uncountable] a… …   English dictionary

  • oddity — odd|i|ty [ˈɔdıti US ˈa: ] n plural oddities 1.) a strange or unusual person or thing ▪ In a class of 120 students there were four women including myself, and I still felt rather an oddity. 2.) [U and C] a strange quality in someone or something ▪ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • oddity — odd|i|ty [ adəti ] noun 1. ) count someone or something that seems strange or unusual: In those days a working mother was regarded as something of an oddity. 2. ) count or uncount a strange or unusual quality in someone or something: the oddity… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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