left-handedness left-handedness

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the status of being born of a morganatic marriage
  2. (n) preference for using the left hand

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. Some historians have suggested that da Vinci's left-handedness added to his genius, because it forced him to think and see in an extraordinary way.
  3. The causes of left-handedness remain obscure.

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Quotes

  1. The defendant had used statistical evidence, and Alito wrote, "suppose we ask our 'amateur with a pocket calculator' whether the American people take right- or left-handedness into account in choosing their presidents."
    on Nov 1, 2005 By: Samuel Alito Source: San Diego Union Tribune

  2. "There is a very live debate about whether autism should simply be recognised as an atypical pattern of development like left-handedness which doesn't necessarily need treatment," said Prof Baron-Cohen. "It just needs to be recognised as...
    on Sep 11, 2007 By: Simon Baron-Cohen Source: guardian.co.uk

  3. "I like our outfield," Melvin said. "We've got two All-Stars in the outfield [in Braun and Hart] and a veteran defensive guy [in Cameron] who hits home runs in center. I wish there was some left-handedness to it, but it's not a big deal when...
    on Jan 16, 2009 By: Doug Melvin Source: MLB.com

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