Preternatural and Weird


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Preternatural adjective – Being out of the ordinary.
Usage example: an editor with a preternatural sense of what will interest the book-buying public

Weird is a synonym for preternatural in mystical topic. In some cases you can use "Weird" instead an adjective "Preternatural", when it comes to topics like strange.
Synonyms for Preternatural


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Weird adjective – Fearfully and mysteriously strange or fantastic.
Usage example: weird sounds from the woods just beyond our campsite

Preternatural is a synonym for weird in mystical topic. You can use "Preternatural" instead an adjective "Weird", if it concerns topics such as odd, uncanny.
Nearby Words: weirdo, weirdly, weirding, weirded
Synonyms for Weird

Things that words describes

sense preternatural sense weird sense
creature preternatural creature weird creature
powers preternatural powers weird powers
creatures preternatural creatures weird creatures

Both words in one sentence

  • Eldritch Starship The decription of the "Phantasm," a craft the player can pilot, specifically mentions that the weird geometries of the ship show preternatural understanding of physics and starship design.
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Weird or Preternatural. 2016. Accessed May 24, 2019.

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