Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state of being weird, or of inspiring a sort of unaccountable or superstitious dread or fear; eeriness.
- n. uncountable The state or quality of being weird.
- n. countable The result or product of being weird.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The quality or state of being weird.
- n. strikingly out of the ordinary
- From weird + -ness (Wiktionary)
“Compounding the weirdness is the fact that this is a church-run place chock full of religious castoffs (Jesus themed napkin holders, anyone?).”
“Mr Davies said that what he described as the "weirdness of this stunt" did not "disguise the fact that Plaid's pledge on literacy is merely a reinstatement of a Welsh Assembly Government policy, already set out by Labour's Leighton Andrews".”
“Mr Davies said that what he described as the weirdness of this stunt did not disguise the fact that Plaids pledge on literacy is merely a reinstatement of a Welsh Assembly Government policy, already set out by Labours Leighton Andrews.”
“Our sex weirdness is a generalized, broad, puritanical horror at anything having to do with naughty bits being discussed in public.”
“Some are born to weirdness, some attain weirdness and others have weirdness thrust upon them.”
“The Flaming Lips emerged into the world of alternative rock from Oklahoma City, of all places, 27 years ago, and while the group has made feints at the mainstream — it's had songs used in ads for a Dell laptop and for Merrill Lynch (that one also now the "official rock song" of the state of Oklahoma) — weirdness is the Lips 'true home.”
“Others would seem like meaningless psychodelic weirdness from a bunch of smelly old hippies, without being in the context of the whole album where these songs are a continuation of musical themes shared in other parts of the album.”
“But my favourite for weirdness is 'Yellow Hat Tribe' on the A424 between Stow on the Wold and Burford.”
“In some cases, where the cause or politician is a bit more authoritarian in stripe, the weirdness comes from the deathly serious tense tight-lipped intolerant besuited clones who populate the gathering, or the Stepford-like blandness of the party faithful.”
“That sense of weirdness is a twin brother to the Sense of Wonder of American pulp fiction.”
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