strangeness

DEFINITIONS OF: strangeness

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n the quality of being alien or not native

“the strangeness of a foreigner”
Synonyms:
curiousness, foreignness
Antonyms:
nativeness
the quality of belonging to or being connected with a certain place or region by virtue of birth or origin
Types:
exoticism, exoticness, exotism
the quality of being exotic
alienage, alienism
the quality of being alien
Type of:
quality
an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone

n unusualness as a consequence of not being well known

Synonyms:
unfamiliarity
Antonyms:
familiarity
usualness by virtue of being familiar or well known
Types:
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crotchet, oddity, queerness, quirk, quirkiness
a strange attitude or habit
eeriness, ghostliness
strangeness by virtue of being mysterious and inspiring fear
abnormality, freakishness
marked strangeness as a consequence of being abnormal
singularity
strangeness by virtue of being remarkable or unusual
bizarreness, outlandishness, weirdness
strikingly out of the ordinary
quaintness
strangeness as a consequence of being old fashioned
eccentricity
strange and unconventional behavior
oddity, oddness
eccentricity that is not easily explained
Type of:
unusualness
uncommonness by virtue of being unusual

n (physics) one of the six flavors of quark

Type of:
flavor, flavour
(physics) the six kinds of quarks
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