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Situated in an abnormal or improper place in the body and typically introduced from outside:
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  1. Situated in an abnormal or improper place in the body and typically introduced from outside:
  2. Conducted or involved with other nations or governments; not domestic:
  3. Not natural; alien:
Not heard of before; unprecedented or unknown
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  1. Not heard of before; unprecedented or unknown
  2. Without precedent; unparalleled.
  3. Previously unknown; unprecedented.
Markedly unusual or abnormal; strange:
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  1. Markedly unusual or abnormal; strange:
  2. Having the nature of a freak; odd; peculiar
  3. Strange, unusual, abnormal or bizarre
Given to quirks or idiosyncrasies; strange in a somewhat silly, awkward manner, potentially cute.
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  1. Given to quirks or idiosyncrasies; strange in a somewhat silly, awkward manner, potentially cute.
Originating outside; acting or coming from without
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  1. Originating outside; acting or coming from without
  2. Acting or coming from the outside:
  3. Having to do with foreign countries and international affairs
Strange or different in a way that is striking or fascinating; strangely beautiful, enticing, etc.
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  1. Strange or different in a way that is striking or fascinating; strangely beautiful, enticing, etc.
  2. From another part of the world; foreign:
  3. Foreign; not native
Leading to the outside
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  1. Leading to the outside
  2. Being beyond the limits of one's usual work or responsibilities:
  3. Not belonging to or originating in a certain group or association:
Located far from civilized areas; remote:
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  1. Located far from civilized areas; remote:
  2. Very odd, strange, or peculiar; fantastic; bizarre
  3. (Archaic) Of foreign origin; not native.
Of a house: not joined to another house on either side.
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  1. Of a house: not joined to another house on either side.
  2. Not involved by emotion, interests, etc.; aloof; impartial
  3. Standing apart from others; separate:
Separated; not together
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  1. Separated; not together
  2. Set apart; isolated. Used after a noun or in the predicate:
Very distant; remote.
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  1. Very distant; remote.
  2. Distant in time, place, degree, etc.
  3. Distant.
(Computers) Located at a distance from another computer that is accessible by cables or other communications links:
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  1. (Computers) Located at a distance from another computer that is accessible by cables or other communications links:
  2. Distant in connection, relation, bearing, or the like
  3. Not immediate or primary; far removed in influence
Dissimilar, inconsistent, or opposed, as in nature:
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  1. Dissimilar, inconsistent, or opposed, as in nature:
  2. Belonging to, characteristic of, or constituting another and very different place, society, or person; strange.
  3. Owing political allegiance to another country or government; foreign:
Which has not been explored
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Characterized by little social contact:
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  1. Characterized by little social contact:
  2. Set apart; separate; solitary
  3. Occasional or rare:
Not relevant; not pertinent; not to the point; not relating to the subject
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  1. Not relevant; not pertinent; not to the point; not relating to the subject
  2. Unrelated to the matter being considered.
  3. With evidence or testimony, not pertinent to the claims or defenses in the case. With evidence or testimony, not pertinent to the claims or defenses in the case.
Not being acquainted; not conversant:
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  1. Not being acquainted; not conversant:
  2. Not within one's knowledge; strange:
  3. Not familiar or well-known; strange
Fond of novelty.
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  1. Fond of novelty.
  2. (Usually derogatory or humorous) Contemptibly modern, unfamiliar, or different.
  3. New and often needlessly novel.
Designating the more or most recent of two or more things of the same class, though both may be old
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  1. Designating the more or most recent of two or more things of the same class, though both may be old
  2. In place names, a prefix added to the name of a newly established place, intended to convey that the newly established place will share some characteristic of an older place for which the new place is named.
  3. Inexperienced or unaccustomed:
New and unusual; esp., being the first of its kind
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  1. New and unusual; esp., being the first of its kind
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  1. More than usual.
  2. Unlike what is expected; differing in some way from the norm.
  3. Not usual or common; rare; exceptional
Particular; unique; special
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  1. Particular; unique; special
  2. Out of the ordinary; queer; odd; strange
  3. Belonging distinctively or primarily to one person, group, or kind; special or unique:
Remaining after others have been paired or grouped.
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  1. Remaining after others have been paired or grouped.
  2. Being in excess of the indicated or approximate number, extent, or degree. Often used in combination:
  3. Not usual or ordinary; singular; peculiar; strange
Deviating from what is expected or normal; strange:
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  1. Deviating from what is expected or normal; strange:
  2. (--- Usage Problem) Of or relating to lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, or transgender people.
  3. Differing from what is usual or ordinary; odd; singular; strange
Well above average; extraordinary:
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  1. Well above average; extraordinary:
  2. Deviating widely from a norm, as of physical or mental ability:
  3. Forming an exception; not ordinary; uncommon; rare.
Excellent; extraordinary:
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  1. Excellent; extraordinary:
  2. Not frequently encountered; scarce; unusual
  3. Infrequently occurring; uncommon:
  1. Remarkable; exceptional
  2. Strange; remarkable; extraordinary
  3. Rare; not common or usual
Conspicuously unconventional; bizarre.
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  1. Conspicuously unconventional; bizarre.
  2. Located far from civilized areas; remote:
  3. Very odd, strange, or peculiar; fantastic; bizarre
Very odd in manner, appearance, etc.; grotesque
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  1. Very odd in manner, appearance, etc.; grotesque
  2. Marked by extreme contrasts and incongruities of color, design, or style
  3. Very strange or unusual, especially in a striking or shocking way.
  1. Grouchy, irritable; easily upset.
  2. Odd; eccentric
  3. Not in perfect mental working order; eccentric, peculiar.
(Rare) Highly detailed, as in workmanship; elaborate
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  1. (Rare) Highly detailed, as in workmanship; elaborate
  2. Eager to learn more:
  3. Arousing interest because of novelty or strangeness:
Departing from a recognized, conventional, or established norm or pattern.
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  1. Departing from a recognized, conventional, or established norm or pattern.
  2. Not exactly circular in shape or motion
  3. Not having the same center, as two circles one inside the other
Deviating from the customary course in conduct or opinion; eccentric:
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  1. Deviating from the customary course in conduct or opinion; eccentric:
  2. (Geol.) Designating a boulder or rock formation transported some distance from its original source, as by a glacier
  3. Having no fixed or regular course; wandering:
Being in excess of the indicated or approximate number, extent, or degree. Often used in combination:
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  1. Being in excess of the indicated or approximate number, extent, or degree. Often used in combination:
  2. Remaining after others have been paired or grouped.
  3. Not usual or ordinary; singular; peculiar; strange
Conspicuously unconventional; bizarre.
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  1. Conspicuously unconventional; bizarre.
  2. Located far from civilized areas; remote:
  3. Very odd, strange, or peculiar; fantastic; bizarre
Particular; unique; special
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  1. Particular; unique; special
  2. Out of the ordinary; queer; odd; strange
  3. Belonging distinctively or primarily to one person, group, or kind; special or unique:
(Archaic) Cleverly made or done.
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  1. (Archaic) Cleverly made or done.
  2. (Archaic) Unfamiliar or unusual in character; strange:
  3. Singular; unusual; curious
(--- Usage Problem) Of or relating to lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, or transgender people.
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  1. (--- Usage Problem) Of or relating to lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, or transgender people.
  2. Of a questionable nature or character; suspicious:
  3. Differing from what is usual or ordinary; odd; singular; strange
(Archaic) Existing apart from others; separate; individual
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  1. (Archaic) Existing apart from others; separate; individual
  2. Strange or unusual:
  3. Peculiar; strange; odd
Not included in nature; artificial:
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  1. Not included in nature; artificial:
  2. Characterized by a lack of the emotions, attitudes, or behavior regarded as natural, normal, or right
  3. Not in accordance with what usually occurs in nature:
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  1. More than usual.
  2. Unlike what is expected; differing in some way from the norm.
  3. Not usual or common; rare; exceptional
Of or about ghosts, evil spirits, or other supernatural things; unearthly, mysterious, eerie, etc.
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  1. Of or about ghosts, evil spirits, or other supernatural things; unearthly, mysterious, eerie, etc.
  2. Strikingly odd, strange, etc.; fantastic; bizarre
  3. Strikingly odd or unusual, especially in an unsettling way; strange:
(Surfing) Resembling a kook in behavior
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  1. (Surfing) Resembling a kook in behavior
  2. (Describing a person) crazy or insane
  3. Characteristic of a kook; strange or crazy.
Impulsively whimsical; eccentric:
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  1. Impulsively whimsical; eccentric:
  2. (Slang) Peculiar; irrational
Presenting danger or difficulty.
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  1. Presenting danger or difficulty.
  2. Bad, poor, etc.
  3. Odd; strange; queer
Of or like rum
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  1. Of or like rum
  2. Odd, strange, or dangerous; rum.
Unduly inquisitive; prying:
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  1. Unduly inquisitive; prying:
  2. Eager to learn more:
  3. Arousing interest because of novelty or strangeness:
Causing laughter or amusement:
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  1. Causing laughter or amusement:
  2. Appropriate as the subject of a joke; deserving of a joke. Used in negative sentences to express disapproval or to emphasize the seriousness of something:
  3. (Informal) Peculiar, eccentric, crazy, etc.
Being one or more of a set, series, or group separated from the others
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  1. Being one or more of a set, series, or group separated from the others
  2. Remaining after others have been paired or grouped.
  3. Not usual or ordinary; singular; peculiar; strange
Particular; unique; special
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  1. Particular; unique; special
  2. Out of the ordinary; queer; odd; strange
  3. Belonging distinctively or primarily to one person, group, or kind; special or unique:
(--- Usage Problem) Of or relating to lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, or transgender people.
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  1. (--- Usage Problem) Of or relating to lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, or transgender people.
  2. Of a questionable nature or character; suspicious:
  3. Differing from what is usual or ordinary; odd; singular; strange
Strikingly odd, strange, etc.; fantastic; bizarre
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  1. Strikingly odd, strange, etc.; fantastic; bizarre
  2. Of or about ghosts, evil spirits, or other supernatural things; unearthly, mysterious, eerie, etc.
  3. Strikingly odd or unusual, especially in an unsettling way; strange:
Belonging to, characteristic of, or constituting another and very different place, society, or person; strange.
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  1. Belonging to, characteristic of, or constituting another and very different place, society, or person; strange.
  2. Dissimilar, inconsistent, or opposed, as in nature:
  3. Owing political allegiance to another country or government; foreign:
Of or involving striptease:
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  1. Of or involving striptease:
  2. From another part of the world; foreign:
  3. Foreign; not native
Situated in an abnormal or improper place in the body and typically introduced from outside:
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  1. Situated in an abnormal or improper place in the body and typically introduced from outside:
  2. Conducted or involved with other nations or governments; not domestic:
  3. Not natural; alien:
Located far from civilized areas; remote:
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  1. Located far from civilized areas; remote:
  2. Very odd, strange, or peculiar; fantastic; bizarre
  3. (Archaic) Foreign; alien

Synonym Study

  • Outlandish suggests an oddness that is decidedly, often excessively, fantastic or bizarre an outlandish remark
  • Quaint suggests an oddness, esp. an antique quality, that is pleasing or appealing a quaint costume
  • Queer emphasizes an element of eccentricity, abnormality, or suspicion a queer look on her face
  • Odd suggests that which differs from the ordinary or conventional, sometimes to the point of being bizarre offended by his odd behavior
  • behavior peculiar to beavers
  • Peculiar applies either to that which puzzles or to that which has unique qualities a peculiar smell, pattern, etc.
  • Strange , the term of broadest application here, refers to that which is unfamiliar, as because of being uncommon, unknown, or new a strange voice, idea, device, etc.
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