Eccentric and Strange


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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

Strange is a synonym for eccentric in usual topic. In some cases you can use "Strange" instead an adjective "Eccentric", when it comes to topics like quaint, odd, bizarre, peculiar. popular alternative
Nearby Words: eccentricity, eccentrically, eccentrical
Synonyms for Eccentric


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Strange adjective – Different from the ordinary in a way that causes curiosity or suspicion.
Usage example: the strange smell we'd noticed turned out, unhappily, to be from the dinner our host was making

Eccentric is a synonym for strange in usual topic. You can use "Eccentric" instead the word "Strange" as an adjective or a noun, if it concerns topics such as quaint, odd, weird, peculiar. popular alternative
Nearby Words: strangeness, stranger, strangely
Synonyms for Strange

Things that words describes

person eccentric person strange person
girl eccentric girl strange girl
behaviour eccentric behaviour strange behaviour
man eccentric man strange man
Other nouns: woman, people, kind, men, way, characters, music, version, town, behavior, ways.

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  • Video Game / Divinity II: The Dragon Knight Saga Throughout the game you'll see him do weird things such as subject you to random tests of strength and character, soul-forge a guy with to a chicken, turn a random bystander into a bunny and leave behind strange and eccentric devices and mazes all, apparently, for the lulz.
  • With Great Power Comes Great Insanity Iago notices pretty quickly that, along with Genie's powers, he has also become more eccentric and strange, while the de-powered Genie becomes more morose.
  • Gentleman Wizard But even as a gentleman, such characters are usually considered to be quite strange and eccentric, even tricky and untrustworthy, no matter how polite their manner may appear to be.
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