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eccentric
used in Jane Eyre

6 uses
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Definition
unconventional or strange; or a person with such traits
  • Besides, the eccentricity of the proceeding was piquant: I felt interested to see how he would go on.
    Chapter 13 (26% in)
  • When thus alone, I not unfrequently heard Grace Poole's laugh: the same peal, the same low, slow ha! ha! which, when first heard, had thrilled me: I heard, too, her eccentric murmurs; stranger than her laugh.
    Chapter 12 (20% in)
  • Mr. Rochester is an amateur of the decided and eccentric: Grace is eccentric at least.
    Chapter 16 (39% in)
  • Mr. Rochester is an amateur of the decided and eccentric: Grace is eccentric at least.
    Chapter 16 (39% in)
  • I am afraid your principles on some points are eccentric.
    Chapter 24 (35% in)
  • I imagine he did not think I was a beggar, but only an eccentric sort of lady, who had taken a fancy to his brown loaf.
    Chapter 28 (44% in)

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