handedness handedness  /ˈhæn dəd nəs/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the property of using one hand more than the other

Usage(s):

  1. Everything from Obama's left-handedness to his positive rhetoric to his appearance on the cover of this magazine has been cited as evidence of his true identity.
  2. The causes of left-handedness remain obscure.
  3. Even the Bible equates left-handedness with evil, right-handedness with virtue and godliness.

News

  1. Letters From My Father, and a Typewriter That Made the Journey With Me

    I blame a severe case of left-handedness for fouling my penmanship and pushing me toward the typewriter well before I could shave. I started on an aqua-green Olivetti Studio 44 whose “portable” description belied its weight.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Valley News

  2. Ferrari-Red Olivetti Traveled Globe for Love, Penmanship

    I blame a severe case of left- handedness for fouling my penmanship and pushing me toward the typewriter well before I could shave.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

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Quotes

  1. "Walter Cronkite was and always will be the gold standard," said Charles Gibson, anchor of "World News." "His objectivity, his even-handedness, his news judgment are all great examples. He, as much as anyone, is responsible for developing...
    on Jul 17, 2009 By: Charles Gibson Source: ABC News

  2. The role of the Supreme Court is "to safeguard the rule of law, through a commitment to even-handedness, principle, and restraint," Kagan said.
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Elena Kagan Source: CNN International

  3. "Even handedness has been pummeled into submission," De Soto said in the report, which was first reported by London's Guardian newspaper and posted on its Web site. "The Quartet took all pressure off Israel. With all the focus on the failings...
    on Jun 13, 2007 By: Alvaro de Soto Source: Washington Post

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