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English definition of “strangeness”

strangeness

noun [U] uk   /ˈstreɪndʒ.nəs/ us  

strangeness noun [U] (UNUSUAL)

the quality of being unusual, unexpected, or difficult to understandStrange, suspicious and unnatural

strangeness noun [U] (NOT FAMILIAR)

the quality of not being familiar: She was struck by the strangeness of her surroundings.Unknown and unfamiliar
(Definition of strangeness from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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