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- n. The characteristic or quality of being freakish
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. marked strangeness or abnormality.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The quality of being freakish; capriciousness.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. marked strangeness as a consequence of being abnormal
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A lack of faith that change can come to the outside world … The desperate, grasping, and controlling way so many women go about the job of motherhood, turning energy that used to demand social change inward into control-freakishness, is our hallmark as a generation.
It was something more than the freakishness which is engendered by a sickening monotony that had led Lady Constantine thus far, and hence she made no ado about admitting herself.
It was something more than the freakishness which is engendered by a sickening monotony that had led
It works to provoke our horror, our fear, by parading the people it features as freaks, and then reassures us with that very freakishness.
For here were the accouterments of a domesticity completely at odds with the overall freakishness of circumstance.
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It wasn't just his inhuman freakishness that unsettled her.
She, too, was fascinated by freaks and by the freakishness in all of us.
Cheney and his daughter have become something of a traveling road show, trying to freak out the country but revealing only their own freakishness as they assail Obama.
When not content to sing as himself, Prince has created an alter ego, Camille, to explore his feminine side, and thus help promote his stock in trade: androgyny (which is Prince's freakishness, along with his interest in bending racial boundaries without resculpting his face).