strangeness

Definitions of strangeness
  1. noun
    the quality of being alien or not native
    “the strangeness of a foreigner”
    synonyms: curiousness, foreignness
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    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
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    quality
    an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone
  2. noun
    unusualness as a consequence of not being well known
    synonyms: unfamiliarity
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    familiarity
    usualness by virtue of being familiar or well known
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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
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    unusualness
    uncommonness by virtue of being unusual
  3. noun
    (physics) one of the six flavors of quark
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    flavor, flavour
    (physics) the six kinds of quarks