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ASYMMETRICAL

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does asymmetrical mean? 

ASYMMETRICAL (adjective)
  The adjective ASYMMETRICAL has 2 senses:

1. characterized by asymmetry in the spatial arrangement or placement of parts or components
2. irregular in shape or outline

  Familiarity information: ASYMMETRICAL used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ASYMMETRICAL (adjective)


Sense 1asymmetrical [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Characterized by asymmetry in the spatial arrangement or placement of parts or components

Synonyms:

asymmetric; asymmetrical

Similar:

lopsided (having one side lower or smaller or lighter than the other)

noninterchangeable (such that the terms of an expression cannot be interchanged without changing the meaning)

unsymmetric; unsymmetrical (lacking symmetry)

Also:

irregular (contrary to rule or accepted order or general practice)

Antonym:

symmetrical (having similarity in size, shape, and relative position of corresponding parts)


Sense 2asymmetrical [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Irregular in shape or outline

Synonyms:

asymmetrical; crooked

Context examples:

asymmetrical features / a dress with an crooked hemline

Similar:

irregular (contrary to rule or accepted order or general practice)


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