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So remarkable, acute, etc. as to seem preternatural
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  1. So remarkable, acute, etc. as to seem preternatural
  2. Mysterious or unfamiliar, esp. in such a way as to frighten or make uneasy; preternaturally strange; eerie; weird
  3. Mysterious or impossible to explain, especially when causing uneasiness or astonishment.
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. Belonging distinctively or primarily to one person, group, or kind; special or unique:
  3. Out of the ordinary; queer; odd; strange
Having unknown qualities
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  1. Having unknown qualities
  2. Of, relating to, or being a religious mystery:
  3. Arousing wonder or curiosity, especially by being difficult to explain or understand:
Mysterious or unfamiliar, esp. in such a way as to frighten or make uneasy; preternaturally strange; eerie; weird
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  1. Mysterious or unfamiliar, esp. in such a way as to frighten or make uneasy; preternaturally strange; eerie; weird
  2. So remarkable, acute, etc. as to seem preternatural
  3. Mysterious or impossible to explain, especially when causing uneasiness or astonishment.
Menacing; threatening:
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  1. Menacing; threatening:
  2. Of or serving as an omen; esp., having the character of an evil omen; threatening; sinister
  3. Of or being an omen, especially an evil one.
Mysterious, uncanny, or weird, esp. in such a way as to frighten or disturb
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  1. Mysterious, uncanny, or weird, esp. in such a way as to frighten or disturb
  2. (Scots) Frightened or intimidated by superstition.
  3. Inspiring inexplicable fear, dread, or uneasiness; strange and frightening.
Causing shock, revulsion, or horror; terrifying:
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  1. Causing shock, revulsion, or horror; terrifying:
  2. Horrible; frightful
  3. Like a ghost in appearance; deathlike; pale; pallid; dismal.
(Informal) Fantastic, outlandish, absurd, etc.
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  1. (Informal) Fantastic, outlandish, absurd, etc.
  2. Strange, enigmatic, or mysterious.
  3. Weird; mysterious
Mysterious, uncanny, or weird, esp. in such a way as to frighten or disturb
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  1. Mysterious, uncanny, or weird, esp. in such a way as to frighten or disturb
  2. (Scots) Frightened or intimidated by superstition.
  3. Inspiring inexplicable fear, dread, or uneasiness; strange and frightening.
(Informal) Fantastic, outlandish, absurd, etc.
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  1. (Informal) Fantastic, outlandish, absurd, etc.
  2. Ridiculous, ludicrous, or outrageous.
  3. Unnaturally strange and frightening.
Suggestive of ghosts or spirits, especially in being eerie or disturbing:
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  1. Suggestive of ghosts or spirits, especially in being eerie or disturbing:
  2. Of, like, or suggesting a spook or spooks; weird; eerie
  3. Easily startled; skittish:
Marked by extreme contrasts and incongruities of color, design, or style
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  1. Marked by extreme contrasts and incongruities of color, design, or style
  2. Very odd in manner, appearance, etc.; grotesque
  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. Deviating from a circular form or path, as in an elliptical orbit.
  3. Not having the same center, as two circles one inside the other
Lacking consistency, regularity, or uniformity:
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  1. Lacking consistency, regularity, or uniformity:
  2. (Geol.) Designating a boulder or rock formation transported some distance from its original source, as by a glacier
  3. Having no fixed course or purpose; irregular; random; wandering
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
(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
Deviating from what is expected or normal; strange:
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  1. Deviating from what is expected or normal; strange:
  2. Of a questionable nature or character; suspicious:
  3. Differing from what is usual or ordinary; odd; singular; strange
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.
(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 previously known; unfamiliar:
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  1. Not previously known; unfamiliar:
  2. Quite unusual or uncommon; extraordinary
  3. Queer; peculiar; odd
Contrary to, or at variance with, nature; abnormal; strange
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  1. Contrary to, or at variance with, nature; abnormal; strange
  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
(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:
Suspiciously odd:
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  1. Suspiciously odd:
  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. Belonging distinctively or primarily to one person, group, or kind; special or unique:
  3. Out of the ordinary; queer; odd; strange
Deviating from what is expected or normal; strange:
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  1. Deviating from what is expected or normal; strange:
  2. Of a questionable nature or character; suspicious:
  3. Differing from what is usual or ordinary; odd; singular; strange
Quite unusual or uncommon; extraordinary
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  1. Quite unusual or uncommon; extraordinary
  2. Not previously known; unfamiliar:
  3. Queer; peculiar; odd

Synonym Study

  • Unearthly applies to that which is so strange or extraordinary as to seem to belong to another world an unearthly light
  • Uncanny applies to that which is unnaturally strange or remarkable uncanny insight
  • Eerie applies to that which inspires a vague, superstitious uneasiness or dread the eerie howling of a dog
  • Weird applies to that which is supernaturally mysterious or fantastically strange a weird experience
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