What is another word for strangeness?

294 synonyms found


[ stɹˈe͡ɪnd͡ʒnəs], [ stɹˈe‍ɪnd‍ʒnəs], [ s_t_ɹ_ˈeɪ_n_dʒ_n_ə_s]

The word strangeness refers to the quality or state of being unfamiliar or peculiar. Synonyms for this word include peculiarity, oddness, novelty, uncommonness, eccentricity, unfamiliarity, strangeness, and singularity. The term peculiarity implies something that is uncommon or unusual, whereas oddness suggests something that is strange or out of the ordinary. The word novelty refers to something that is new or unprecedented, while uncommonness suggests a rarity or infrequency. The term eccentricity refers to a peculiar or unconventional behavior or habit, while unfamiliarity implies something that is unknown or unfamiliar. Finally, singularity suggests something that is unique or one-of-a-kind.

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What are the hypernyms for Strangeness?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Strangeness?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

What are the opposite words for strangeness?

Antonyms for the word "strangeness" include "familiarity," "normalcy," and "conformity." Familiarity implies an ease and comfort that comes with recognized surroundings or situations. Normalcy suggests a state that is usual, typical, and expected. Conformity implies adherence to accepted standards, ideals, or behaviors. These antonyms provide a sense of balance when used in contrast with "strangeness", which can connote an unfamiliarity or oddity. Importantly, these antonyms also suggest a sense of stability and security that comes from routine, predictability, and conformity to norms.

What are the antonyms for Strangeness?

Usage examples for Strangeness

She had told herself many times that it would take weeks to wipe out the strangeness born of three years' separation.
"Lonesome Land"
B. M. Bower
The view which from thence suddenly opened before me filled me with awe, by its strangeness, beauty, and grandeur.
"The Dead Lake and Other Tales"
Paul Heyse
There indeed there was strangeness enough, for it seemed now that that wonderful afternoon had filled also all the earlier years of his life.
Hugh Walpole

Famous quotes with Strangeness

  • There is no excellent beauty that hath not some strangeness in the proportion.
    Francis Bacon
  • The best interviews like the best biographies should sing the strangeness and variety of the human race.
    Lynn Barber
  • We also maintain - again with perfect truth - that mystery is more than half of beauty, the element of strangeness that stirs the senses through the imagination.
    Richard Le Gallienne
  • It is the addition of strangeness to beauty that constitutes the romantic character in art.
    Walter Hagen
  • I like what I hear as a resulting combination of these two strands... something of a combination of familiarity and, for lack of a better word, strangeness.
    Alex North

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