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The strangeness of this NFL season reached new heights in Week 7.

There’s grief, identity, family, the strangeness of diasporas and an unflinching vocabulary of desire.

From Ozy

He is acutely aware of his own strangeness and his own inability to fit in with his peers at school.

From Time

There is a quantum strangeness to time so the interval between two events can mean a quantum superposition of two times taking place at once.

From Time

I did really feel the panic and strangeness of what happened and the frustration of the weird band of defendants who are kind of all on the same side, and kind of not.

From Vox

Part of that strangeness is the feeling veterans sometimes have that their lives will never be as important as they were overseas.

We feel their strangeness when we read their words—they lived on a plane where few dare to tread.

He walked for several blocks in the weak light, confused at the strangeness—tense and somewhat frightened.

The rock paintings, because they are so much harder to read, seem more profound in their strangeness.

Waiting for a taxi, he breathed in the spicy, flaccid atmosphere of the city and felt the strangeness of things around him.

Here was the strangeness of it: that he did not distrust Lettice, nor felt resentment against Tony.

Also, that the quality that had impressed me first as being malefic was really only its singular and original strangeness.

He said nothing, and his absolute silence following upon his violent singing strengthened the grip of his strangeness upon her.

Following a brief interval, during which even Mollie Gretna was held silent by the strangeness of the proceedings.

She did not know the room to which this window belonged, and she paused under the trees, checked by a sense of strangeness.


On this page you'll find 36 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to strangeness, such as: newness, weirdness, abnormality, bizarreness, eccentricity, and exoticism.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.