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Weirdness \Weird"ness\, n. The quality or state of being weird.


n. 1 (context uncountable English) The state or quality of being weird. 2 (context countable English) The result or product of being weird.


n. strikingly out of the ordinary [syn: outlandishness, bizarreness]

Usage examples of "weirdness".

This seemed akin to him, to that of joining the carnivals that come to town at the oddest times, such as the week before Easter Sunday, sinister in themselves, extolling forth the weirdness of midway rigged games and nudger machines.

Unified Weirdness Theory that whatever the source of this weird phenomena, it was Earthly and continuous, not extraplanetary and recent, in origin.

There was no way she was going to talk about the weirdness that was going on between her and Conall.

For an instant, the weirdness of the Tines world came crashing back on Johanna.

It may be that the well-known weirdness of Trogs, sufficient in prime to make their restriction reasonable, is a direct result of their form.

The weirdness of the house, the phantom light on the sealed-off second floor, and the encounters with skinheads and a former bully bemused him more than concerned him.

It was the weirdness of the wide windings of forest which interlaced the city that made Anshan seem older than human history.

For now, accepting the weirdness of things, she closed her mouth, smiled however wonder-ingly, and said, 'Aye, mah brave laddie, exactly like in Brigadoon.

Not the cliché of peachy quilted pseudo satin and feathery weirdness that Anna might have expected from a man not accustomed to shopping--for it was obvious from the joy with which Molly wore it and the proprietary pride on Frederick's face that he'd bought it for her--but a buttery-soft stonewashed Levi jacket embroidered with a colorful riot of jungle birds and tropical blooms.

Still a third group deal with abnormal psychology and monomania in such a way as to express terror but not weirdness.

He had had the perfect idea for explaining away every inexplicable weirdness about himself at a stroke, and he whistled to himself as he pushed open the door which had so daunted him last night.

Despite Shockley’s attitude, the rest of the expatriates began to accept the twins, lumping us together as weirdos of the most perverted sort, yet explicable in our weirdness.

Any kind of serious weirdness moving on the interstate highway system is just naturally going to be logged and passed along down the line—.

Any kind of serious weirdness moving on the interstate highway system is just naturally going to be logged and passed along down the line-and a convoy of two dozen converted buses, containing people not one of whom is wearing a necktie or pantyhose, definitely fits the cop definition of serious weirdness.

But E Space was a world of unpredictability, metapsychological weirdness, and even representational absurdities.