What is another word for exotic?

566 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ ɛɡzˈɒtɪk], [ ɛɡzˈɒtɪk], [ ɛ_ɡ_z_ˈɒ_t_ɪ_k]

Exotic is a term that is often used to describe things that are unfamiliar, unusual, and strikingly different. However, there are several other synonyms that could be used to give a better description. "Alien" could be used to describe something that is foreign or strange. "Unconventional" describes something that is not common or traditional. "Mysterious" could be used for something that is difficult to understand or explain. "Eccentric" describes something that is unusual or unconventional in an interesting way. Ultimately, the choice of synonym would depend on the context in which it is being used.

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What are the opposite words for exotic?

The word "exotic" refers to something that is strange, unique, or unusual. Its antonyms refer to things that are more commonplace, familiar or traditional. Some antonyms of exotic would be "ordinary," "typical," "common," "familiar," "plain," and "local." Words like "conventional," "traditional," and "indigenous" can also be considered antonyms of exotic. These words convey a sense of normalcy, consistency, and familiarity, in contrast to the exotic, which implies an exciting uniqueness that is uncommon. Hence, the antonyms of exotic offer a contrast to the unfamiliar and extraordinary, emphasizing what we know and are used to in our everyday lives.

Usage examples for Exotic

We find throughout the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, breaking through the stifling influence of exotic art, an irrepressible tendency towards the creation of a purely native form of opera.
"The Operatic Problem"
William Johnson Galloway
A lamp burned on a table in the center of the room; a beautiful thing, glowing like some rare, exotic flower.
"The Man from Jericho"
Edwin Carlile Litsey
This genuine revolutionary principle did not become conspicuous in England until it was introduced by the contagion from France, and even then it remained an exotic.
"English Literature and Society in the Eighteenth Century"
Leslie Stephen

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