Definition of Outlandishness

1. Noun. Strikingly out of the ordinary.

Exact synonyms: Bizarreness, Weirdness
Generic synonyms: Strangeness, Unfamiliarity
Derivative terms: Bizarre, Outlandish, Weird, Weird



Definition of Outlandishness

1. Noun. The quality of being outlandish ¹

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Definition of Outlandishness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Outlandishness

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outland
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outlandishness (current term)
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Literary usage of Outlandishness

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1884)
"One of the ways in which it is possible to deal with such a group of facts may be called the argument from outlandishness. When a circumstance is so ..."

2. The Rime of the Ancient Mariner by Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Carleton Eldredge Noyes (1900)
"5-9 The outlandishness of the mariner and his story is emphasized by the contrast with this picture of home-keeping happiness and comfortable festivity. ..."

3. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1906)
"... manifestation which is characterized chiefly by outlandishness and artificiality. It is outlandish because it is not in consonance with ..."

4. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1906)
"... manifestation which is characterized chiefly by outlandishness and artificiality. It is outlandish because it is not in consonance with the triviality, ..."

5. The Writings of Mark Twain [pseud.] by Mark Twain, Charles Dudley Warner (1906)
"For color, and picturesqueness, and novelty, and outlandishness, and sustained interest and fascination, it was the most satisfying show I had ever seen, ..."

6. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"... spec, crankiness, quaintness, queerness, outlandishness. 2. Referring to what is odd: quality, fantastic, crank, ..."

7. Victorian Poets by Edmund Clarence ( Stedman (1901)
"... and Faithful among the worldlings of Vanity Fair ; and he is so indifferent to its outlandishness that some may deem him wanting in sense and humor. ..."

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