Difference between Acentric and Eccentric

What is the difference between Acentric and Eccentric?

Acentric as an adjective is not centered; without a center. while Eccentric as an adjective is not at or in the centre.


Part of speech: adjective

Definition: Not centered; without a center.


Part of speech: adjective

Definition: not at or in the centre.not perfectly circular.having a different center.of a person, deviating from the norm; behaving unexpectedly or differently.(of a motion) against or in the opposite direction of contraction of a muscle. (E.g. flexion of the lower arm while flexing the tricep; opening of the jaw while flexing the masseter). (Antonym: concentric)

Part of speech: noun

Definition: One who does not behave like others.A disk or wheel with its axis off centre, giving a reciprocating motion.A kook.

Example sentence: I was eccentric, even as a kid. I was an early reader, an early talker. I was very curious in a way that maybe the other kids weren't. I was a little more outgoing.

We hope you now know whether to use Acentric or Eccentric in your sentence.

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