Definition of Strangeness

1. Noun. Unusualness as a consequence of not being well known.




2. Noun. (physics) one of the six flavors of quark.
Generic synonyms: Flavor, Flavour
Category relationships: High Energy Physics, High-energy Physics, Particle Physics

3. Noun. The quality of being alien or not native. "The strangeness of a foreigner"
Exact synonyms: Curiousness, Foreignness
Generic synonyms: Quality
Specialized synonyms: Exoticism, Exoticness, Exotism, Alienage, Alienism
Attributes: Foreign, Strange
Derivative terms: Curious, Foreign
Antonyms: Nativeness

Definition of Strangeness

1. n. The state or quality of being strange (in any sense of the adjective).

Definition of Strangeness

1. Noun. The state or quality of being strange, odd or weird. ¹

2. Noun. The product or result of being strange. ¹

3. Noun. (physics) one of the quantum numbers of subatomic particles that depends upon the relative number of strange quarks and anti-strange quarks ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Strangeness

1. [n -ES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Strangeness

strange
strange attractor
strange attractors
strange bedfellows
strange bird
strange matter
strange particle
strange quark
strange quarks
stranged
strangelet
strangelets
strangely
strangely enough
strangeness (current term)
strangenesses
strangeonia
strangeonium
strangeoniums
stranger
stranger danger
strangered
strangering
strangerlike
strangers
stranges
strangest
stranging
strangle

Literary usage of Strangeness

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Hawthorne and His Circle by Julian Hawthorne (1903)
"The Angel in the House"—Very well dressed—Indomitable figure, aggressively American—Too much of the elixir of life—A little strangeness between ..."

2. Hawthorne and His Circle by Julian Hawthorne (1903)
"... well dressed—Indomitable figure, aggressively American—Too much of the elixir of life—A little strangeness between us—Sunshine will always rest on it. ..."

3. Four Years in Secessia: Adventures Within and Beyond the Union Lines by Junius Henri Browne (1865)
"—Shuddering strangeness of the Past.—The Secretary of War Responsible for the Sacrifice of Ten Thousand Lives. AFTER nine months of confinement, ..."

4. The New World: College Readings in English edited by Harold Lawton Bruce, Guy Montgomery (1920)
"As first perceived, the outward strangeness of things in Japan produces (in certain minds, at least) a queer thrill impossible to describe,— a feeling of ..."

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