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Synonyms for strange
streɪndʒ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. strange, unusual(adj)

    being definitely out of the ordinary and unexpected; slightly odd or even a bit weird

    "a strange exaltation that was indefinable"; "a strange fantastical mind"; "what a strange sense of humor she has"

    Synonyms:
    foreign, unusual, unknown

    Antonyms:
    common or garden, common, everyday, usual, familiar

  2. strange, unknown(adj)

    not known before

    "used many strange words"; "saw many strange faces in the crowd"; "don't let anyone unknown into the house"

    Synonyms:
    unusual, unknown, unnamed, unidentified, obscure, foreign, nameless, unsung

    Antonyms:
    familiar, everyday, common or garden, usual, common

  3. foreign, strange(adj)

    relating to or originating in or characteristic of another place or part of the world

    "foreign nations"; "a foreign accent"; "on business in a foreign city"

    Synonyms:
    foreign, extraneous, unknown, unusual, alien

    Antonyms:
    common or garden, usual, familiar, everyday, common

Wiktionary

  1. strange(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    unknown, new, unfamiliar

    Antonyms:
    familiar, known

  2. strange(adjective)

    Not normal; odd, unusual, surprising, out of the ordinary.

    He thought it strange that his girlfriend wore shorts in the winter.

    Synonyms:
    bizarre, singular, weird, queer, out of the ordinary, unfamiliar, peculiar, odd, new, unknown, fremd

    Antonyms:
    familiar, everyday, regular, normal, known, unsurprising, standard, usual

  3. strange(adjective)

    Unfamiliar, not yet part of one's experience.

    I moved to a strange town when I was ten.

    Synonyms:
    singular, queer, unknown, bizarre, new, out of the ordinary, odd, unfamiliar, fremd, peculiar, weird

    Antonyms:
    familiar, everyday, regular, standard, known, normal, usual, unsurprising

  4. strange(adjective)

    Having the quantum mechanical property of strangeness.

    Synonyms:
    unfamiliar, peculiar, odd, out of the ordinary, new, singular, weird, queer, unknown, bizarre, fremd

    Antonyms:
    normal, regular, usual, familiar, everyday, known, unsurprising, standard

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. strange(a)

    Foreign refers to difference of birth, alien to difference of allegiance. In their figurative use, that is foreign which is remote, unlike, or unconnected; that is alien which is conflicting, hostile, or opposed. Impertinent and irrelevant matters can not claim consideration in a certain connection; inappropriate matters could not properly be considered. Compare ALIEN, n.; CONTRAST, v.

    Synonyms:
    alien, alien, conflicting, contradictory, contrary, contrasted, distant, foreign, hostile, impertinent, inappropriate, irrelevant, opposed, remote, unconnected, unlike

    Antonyms:
    akin, appropriate, apropos, essential, germane, pertinent, proper, relevant

    Preposition:
    Such a purpose was alien to (or from) my thought: to preferable.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. strange

    Synonyms:
    foreign, alien, exotic, unfamiliar, unusual, odd, irregular, abnormal, exceptional, surprising, wonderful, marvellous, astonishing, uncommon, peculiar

    Antonyms:
    home, domestic, familiar, usual, ordinary, common, regular, customary, commonplace, unsurprising, universal, general

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. strange(a.)

    Synonyms:
    foreign, outlandish, exotic, alien, not native, not domestic, from abroad

  2. strange(a.)

    Synonyms:
    new, novel, unusual, uncommon, unnatural, abnormal, anomalous, singular, rare, irregular, extraordinary, wonderful, inexplicable, exceptional, unique, PRETERNATURAL, unheard of, out of the way

  3. strange(a.)

    Synonyms:
    odd, eccentric, queer, peculiar, BIZARRE

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How to use strange in a sentence?

  1. Louis Aragon:

    There are strange flowers of reason to match each error of the senses.

  2. Edward Dahlberg:

    There is a strange and mighty race of people called the Americans who are rapidly becoming the coldest in the world because of this cruel, man-eating idol, lucre.

  3. Timm Schimke:

    It just seemed strange that they were at a transfer station dumping waste so soon after him resigning and them being under investigation.

  4. Beau Biden:

    I’m not committing not to run. I’m not committing to anything. I learned a long time ago, fate has a strange way of intervening.

  5. Greta Thunberg:

    It has been a strange and busy year, but also a great one because I have found something I want to do with my life and what I am doing is having an impact.


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