Definition of strangeness
1 : the quality or state of being strange
2 : the flavor characterizing a strange quark
Recent Examples of strangeness from the Web
Just keeping your balance requires so much work, and keeping your goodness requires even more, but even this strangeness is worth it.
The young man who had been hired to watch a glass portal doubted the possibility of such strangeness, and was horribly murdered as a result.
Torpe, a Dane, gives the King brand a fresh strangeness.
If nothing else, the confluence of these two events highlights the enduring strangeness of North Korea as an actor on the international stage.
A surprising amount of strangeness has been injected in, too—
Stein’s strangenessStein 2051 B happens to be one of the closest white dwarf stars.
Overwhelmed by India’s heat, intensity and (in his eyes) strangeness, Wyndham nonetheless perseveres, helped by his very dry sense of humor.
To add to the strangeness of the night, the Mets got five scoreless innings out of their bullpen: three from Josh Edgin and two from Neil Ramirez.
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