Obscure and Weird


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Obscure adjective – Having an often intentionally veiled or uncertain meaning.
Usage example: a fantasy writer who likes to put lots of obscure references and images in her tales of wizards and warlocks

Weird and obscure are semantically related in unusual topic. In some cases you can use "Weird" instead an adjective "Obscure".
Nearby Words: obscured, obscurity, obscurely, obscuring, obscuration
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Weird adjective – Different from the ordinary in a way that causes curiosity or suspicion.
Obscure and weird are semantically related in unusual topic. Sometimes you can use "Obscure" instead an adjective "Weird".
Nearby Words: weirdo, weirdly, weirding, weirded
Synonyms for Weird

Things that words describes

man obscure man weird man
people obscure people weird people
part obscure part weird part
name obscure name weird name
Other nouns: stuff, reason, place, way, example, characters, bit, game, story, language, version, town, names, ways, events, places, stories, creatures, animals.

Both words in one sentence

  • Webcomic / Dresden Codak Viewers Are Geniuses: It does tend to refer to all sorts of weird and obscure topics; but the author, unsurprisingly, expects readers to augment their own intelligences with the Internet while reading, as mentioned in the comic comment here.
  • Manga / Detective Conan Clueless Mystery: The stories play fair, but some might as well be clueless in the U.S., given culturally specific, untranslated (untranslatable) clues and sometimes the just plain weird and obscure "evidence" the writer sometimes tries to pull.
  • Belgium then decided to be weird and started airing Flemish versions of rather obscure shonen anime.
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