angularity angularity

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a shape having one or more sharp angles
  2. (n) the property possessed by a shape that has angles

Usage(s):

  1. Her strong face, which has the same lean angularity as Jessica Tandy's, is not conventionally pretty.
  2. The show begins with Czanne's famed Clockmaker, a portrait whose rugged angularity foreshadowed cubism.
  3. angularity of the 18th century is here translated into the suavity of the late 18th.

Quotes

  1. Reviewing the performance in The New York Times, Allan Kozinn wrote, "Mr. Logan's music - a volatile mixture of angularity, harmonic haziness and expressive dissonance tempered with openly tonal sections - adds a palpable dramatic dimension to the...
    on Jun 22, 2010 By: Allan Kozinn Source: New York Times

  2. "Detroit comes at you with a different level of length, athleticism and angularity," Pacers coach Rick Carlisle said. "We couldn't get enough done at either end."
    on May 24, 2004 By: Rick Carlisle Source: USA Today

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