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bizarre

Synonyms and Antonyms of bizarre

1 conceived or made without regard for reason or reality
  • a bizarre invention that no one could figure out how to use
Synonyms of bizarre
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off the wall [slang]

Antonyms of bizarre

Synonym Discussion of bizarre

fantastic, bizarre, grotesque mean conceived, made, or carried out without adherence to truth or reality. fantastic may connote extravagance in conception or ingenuity of decorative invention.
    • dreamed up fantastic rumors
bizarre applies to the sensationally strange and implies violence of contrast or incongruity of combination.
    • a bizarre medieval castle in the heart of a modern city
grotesque may apply to what is conventionally ugly but artistically effective or it may connote ludicrous awkwardness or incongruity often with sinister or tragic overtones.
    • grotesque statues on the cathedral
    • though grieving, she made a grotesque attempt at a smile


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