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Noun: obliquity  u'bli-kwi-tee
  1. The presentation during labour of the head of the foetus at an abnormal angle
    - asynclitism
  2. The quality of being deceptive
    - deceptiveness

Derived forms: obliquities

Type of: abnormalcy [US], abnormality, dishonesty

Part of: childbed [archaic], confinement, labor [US], labour [Brit, Cdn], lying-in, parturiency, travail [literary]

Encyclopedia: Obliquity