weirdly


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weird

 (wîrd)
adj. weird·er, weird·est
1. Strikingly odd or unusual, especially in an unsettling way; strange: He lives in a weird old house on a dark street. Your neighbor is said to be a little weird. I felt a little weird after drinking that tea.
2. Suggestive of the supernatural: weird stories about ghosts.
3. Archaic Of or relating to fate or the Fates.
n. Archaic
1. Fate; destiny.
2. One's assigned lot or fortune, especially when evil.
tr. & intr.v. weird·ed, weird·ing, weirds
Slang To experience or cause to experience an odd, unusual, and sometimes uneasy sensation. Often used with out.

[Middle English werd, wird, fate (often in the pl. wirdes, the Fates), from Old English wyrd; see wer- in Indo-European roots.]

weird′ly adv.
weird′ness n.
Synonyms: weird, eerie, uncanny, unearthly
These adjectives refer to what is of a mysteriously strange, usually frightening nature. Weird may suggest the operation of supernatural influences, or merely the odd or unusual: "Nameless voices—weird sounds that awake in a Southern forest at twilight's approach,—were crying a sinister welcome to the settling gloom" (Kate Chopin)."The platypus ... seemed so weird when first discovered that a specimen sent to a museum was thought to be a hoax: bits of mammal and bits of bird stitched together" (Richard Dawkins).
Something eerie inspires fear or uneasiness and implies a sinister influence: "His white countenance was rendered eerie by the redness of the sagging lids below his eyes" (John Updike).
Uncanny refers to what is impossible to explain or accept: "My mother had an uncanny ability to see right through to my motives. At the time I wondered if she had ESP" (Porter Shreve).
Something unearthly seems so strange and unnatural as to come from or belong to another world: "The joy of having escaped death made the unearthly ruins of Hamburg seem more like a smoldering paradise than the purgatory other people thought our once lovely city had become" (Marione Ingram).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.weirdly - in a weird mannerweirdly - in a weird manner; "she was dressed weirdly"
Translations
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weirdly

[ˈwɪədlɪ] ADV (= strange as it may seem) → extrañamente
it was weirdly quietreinaba una extraña calma
he grunted weirdlygruñó de una manera rara or extraña
weirdly enoughpor raro or extraño que parezca ...

weirdly

[ˈwɪərdli] advbizarrement

weirdly

adv (= eerily)unheimlich; (inf: = oddly) behave, dressseltsam; weirdly enoughseltsamerweise, merkwürdigerweise

weirdly

[ˈwɪədlɪ] advstranamente

weird

(wiəd) adjective
odd or very strange. a weird story; She wears weird clothes.
ˈweirdly adverb
ˈweirdness noun
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That was attended to by a snuffy and mop-headed, inconceivably dirty, and weirdly toothless Dutch ship-keeper, who could hardly speak three words of English, but who must have had some considerable knowledge of the language, since he managed invariably to interpret in the contrary sense everything that was said to him.
And then, walking at the head of a band of Indians who were weirdly chanting while behind them came a train of mules, was Tolpec, a cheerful grin covering his honest, if homely, dark face.
There is something weirdly pathetic about the picture of that white-haired veteran greeting with his loving handshake this friend who had been dead forty years.
The western hills rose closer now though weirdly unreal as they seemed to dance in the sunlight as though mocking him with their nearness at the moment that exhaustion was about to render them forever unattainable.
I could hear no calls or cries--only the sound of the waves, made weirdly hollow and reverberant by the fog.
foundry--more weirdly imaginative, in the best sense, than the lines commencing--"I would I were by that dim lake"--which are the com.
They were larger, the colors more brilliant and the shapes startling, some almost to grotesqueness, though even such added to the charm and romance of the landscape as the giant cacti render weirdly beautiful the waste spots of the sad Mohave.
I saw him open his mouth wide--it gave him a weirdly voracious aspect, as though he had wanted to swallow all the air, all the earth, all the men before him.
For instance, he said "Fferie strantch." Combined with the bellowing intonation it made the language of one's childhood sound weirdly startling, and even if considered purely as a kind of unmeaning noise it filled you with astonishment at first.
The sight fascinated Razumov--yet he felt more self-possessed than at any other time since he had entered this weirdly bare room.
The aeronaut dangled weirdly head downward among the leaves and branches some yards away, and Bert only discovered him as he turned from the aeroplane.