Examples of weird



The weird spectacle awed the soldiers into a sort of paralysis.

Sentences were classified as matching the weird order or as reverting to canonical order with one or two arguments.

They are, as you might expect, extremely weird.

And there are many that are simply weird.

French children generally did not express the object at all when they corrected the weird word order.

It did certainly all come across with most apt weird effect!

Human language is a weird communication system: it has more in common with birdsong than with the calls of other primates.

I don’t consider weird little sounds and effects during verses followed by 2-3 power chords to be genius.

It was a weird conjunction of technology, image and function.

Perhaps this is an excessively weird way to use the concept, but the fact is that they do deny the validity of some values.

Peers avoided him, describing him as “weird” and “scary,” although with adults, he could be very engaging.

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Such targeted behavior, they informed me, would be ‘too weird‘.

This assumption, at first sight weird, is crucial to the proof.

A weird temple setting could be seen through an entranceway in a painted mountain.

But ‘intuitionistic affine’ is a bit weird for a real logic.

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Translations of weird

in Chinese (Traditional)

怪異的, 不尋常的, 出乎意料的…

in Chinese (Simplified)

怪异的, 不寻常的, 出乎意料的…

in Spanish

muy raro, raro/ra [masculine-feminine, singular]…

in Portuguese

esquisito, estranho…

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in Russian

çok acayip, garip, tuhaf…

strano, strambo, bizzarro…

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