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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 obliq·ui·ty /oˈblɪkwəti, ə-/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 obliq·ui·ty /oˈblɪkwətɪ, ə-/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ob·liq·ui·ty, n.; pl. Obliquities
 1. 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.
 2. Deviation from ordinary rules; irregularity; deviation from moral rectitude.
    To disobey [God] . . . imports a moral obliquity.   --South.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the presentation during labor of the head of the fetus at an
           abnormal angle [syn: asynclitism]
      2: the quality of being deceptive [syn: deceptiveness]