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Very strange or unusual, especially in a striking or shocking way. See Synonyms at fantastic.

[French, from Italian bizzarro, extravagant, bizarre, from Old Italian, angry; akin to bizza, fit of anger, perhaps of Germanic origin.]

bi·zarre′ly adv.
bi·zarre′ness n.
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Noun1.bizarreness - strikingly out of the ordinarybizarreness - strikingly out of the ordinary  
strangeness, unfamiliarity - unusualness as a consequence of not being well known
References in classic literature ?
Her assumption of equality with him was disconcerting, and at times he half-consciously resented the impudence and bizarreness of her intrusion upon him--rising out of the sea in a howling nor'wester, fresh from poking her revolver under Ericson's nose, protected by her gang of huge Polynesian sailors, and settling down in Berande like any shipwrecked sailor.
LAHORE:We're only two months into 2018, but all Bollywood movies that are to come this year would have a tough time living up to the unparalleled levels of bizarreness, nothingness and meaninglessness that Welcome to New York has in abundance.
Al-Monitor also reported dissenting voices in the public taking to various social media platforms to condemn the move considering growing regional ties between Egypt and Israel as well as the bizarreness of the move in respect to the prospect of energy independency posed by the opening of the Zohr gas field earlier this year.
In the statement announcing his resignation, Mr Arnott counts off the incidents one by one - "the Steven Woolfe fracas, the Diane James fiasco, the Anne-Marie Waters debacle, the John Rees-Evans bizarreness, the countless leaks, briefings and character assassinations.
A witness at the scene, Dustin Harutko described the bizarreness of the entire incident, as he saw it when he was coming back from a supply run at the time, (https://globalnews.
COMEDY Murray Lachlan Young Widely regarded as one of the best-known poetry voices in Britain, acclaimed playwright, actor and writer Murray Lachlan Young is celebrated for his hybrid mix of stand-up comedy and poetry with delightful commentaries on the bizarreness of contemporary life.
That's what most things that we're used to do," said Forbes, hinting at the bizarreness to come.
Hobson, "The dream as a model for psychosis: an experimental approach using bizarreness as a cognitive marker", en: Schizophrenia Bulletin, v.
Stigmatization of psychotic patients in this context is the result of the way the homicides were executed, in other words, due to elements of bizarreness, unexpectedness and impulsivity, all of which arouse reactions such as lack of understanding and fear felt by the society.
Miller, "A measure of bizarreness," Quarterly Journal of Political Science, vol.
Yet, as many other music critics have pointed out, the bizarreness of the video is what will rake up views.