Eccentric and Peculiar


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Eccentric adjective – Different from the ordinary in a way that causes curiosity or suspicion.
Usage example: his eccentric decorating style isn't going over well with the neighbors

Peculiar is a synonym for eccentric in odd topic. In some cases you can use "Peculiar" instead the word "Eccentric" as an adjective or a noun, when it comes to topics like characteristic, usual, crazy, unusual. popular alternative
Nearby Words: eccentricity, eccentrically, eccentrical
Synonyms for Eccentric


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Peculiar adjective – Being out of the ordinary.
Usage example: a writer with a peculiar talent for capturing the feel of everyday conversation

Eccentric is a synonym for peculiar in odd topic. You can use "Eccentric" instead the word "Peculiar" as an adjective or a noun, if it concerns topics such as bizarre, usual, crazy, unusual. popular alternative
Nearby Words: peculiarity, peculiarly
Synonyms for Peculiar

Things that words describes

behaviour eccentric behaviour peculiar behaviour
sense eccentric sense peculiar sense
taste eccentric taste peculiar taste
kind eccentric kind peculiar kind
Other nouns: style, nature, way, bit, actions, version, habits, behavior, ways, traits.

Both words in one sentence

  • Variant Chess When The Third Doctor is imprisoned in the Lunar Penal Colony in "Frontier In Space," the inmates play a Variant Chess game involving translucent pieces of peculiar cylindrical shapes, four irregular tiers and an either eccentric or repetitive set-up procedure.
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