sinistration

sin·is·tra·tion

English syllables. 2014.

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  • sinistration — /sin euh stray sheuhn/, n. the quality or state of being left handed. [1890 95; SINISTR + ATION] * * * …   Universalium

  • sinistration — ˌsinəˈstrāshən noun ( s) Etymology: sinistral (I) + ation : the quality or state of being sinistral * * * /sin euh stray sheuhn/, n. the quality or state of being left handed. [1890 95; SINISTR + ATION] * * * siniˈstr …   Useful english dictionary

  • left — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) To the left side Nouns 1. left, sinistrality, sinistration; left hand, left side, near side; port[side], larboard; verso. Informal, wrong side. 2. left wing, radical (see change); liberal, progressive. 3 …   English dictionary for students

  • sinistrad —   adv. towards left.    ♦ sinistral, a. pertaining to left; left handed; illegitimate.    ♦ sinistration, n.    ♦ sinistrogyrate,    ♦ sinistrogyric, a. moving to left.    ♦ sinistromanual,   a. left handed.    ♦ sinistrorse, a. (of plant)… …   Dictionary of difficult words

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