fate personified; any one of the three Weird Sisters
eldritch, weird, uncanny, unearthly(adj)
suggesting the operation of supernatural influences
"an eldritch screech"; "the three weird sisters"; "stumps...had uncanny shapes as of monstrous creatures"- John Galsworthy; "an unearthly light"; "he could hear the unearthly scream of some curlew piercing the din"- Henry Kingsley
strikingly odd or unusual
"some trick of the moonlight; some weird effect of shadow"- Bram Stoker
Fate; destiny; luck.
A spell or charm.
That which comes to pass; a fact.
The Fates (personified).
To destine; doom; change by witchcraft or sorcery.
To warn solemnly; adjure.
To make (one) feel weird; make uneasy or uncomfortable due to weirdness; strike one as being weird.
That joke really weirded me out.
Connected with fate or destiny; able to influence fate.
Of or pertaining to witches or witchcraft; supernatural; unearthly; suggestive of witches, witchcraft, or unearthliness; wild; uncanny.
Having supernatural or preternatural power.
There was a weird light shining above the hill.
Having an unusually strange character or behaviour.
There are lots of weird people in this place.
Deviating from the normal; bizarre.
It was quite weird to bump into all my ex-boyfriends on the same day.
Of or pertaining to the Fates.
Western, Educated, Industrialized, Rich and Democratic
Origin: From werde, wierde, wirde, wyrede, wurde, from wyrd, wurd, from wurdiz, from wert-, from wer-. Cognate with wrd, wrth, wurt, urður. Related to weorþan. More at worth.
fate; destiny; one of the Fates, or Norns; also, a prediction
a spell or charm
of or pertaining to fate; concerned with destiny
of or pertaining to witchcraft; caused by, or suggesting, magical influence; supernatural; unearthly; wild; as, a weird appearance, look, sound, etc
to foretell the fate of; to predict; to destine to
Origin: [OE. wirde, werde, AS. wyrd fate, fortune, one of the Fates, fr. weoran to be, to become; akin to OS. wurd fate, OHG. wurt, Icel. urr. 143. See Worth to become.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
wērd, n. fate: that which comes to pass: a spell or charm.—adj. skilled in witchcraft: unearthly, uncanny.—v.t. to destine, doom, adjure.—adv. Weird′ly.—n. Weird′ness.—Dree one's weird (see Dree).—The weird Sisters, the Fates. [A.S. wyrd, fate—weorthan, to become; Ger. werden.]
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Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Weird' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2282
Rank popularity for the word 'Weird' in Adjectives Frequency: #984
wider, wired, wried
The numerical value of Weird in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of Weird in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Examples of Weird in a Sentence
For me, it was a bit difficult to watch so many years and think, I'm never going to play in the Masters, just because of other issues that I've had. But yet, I just love to watch the Masters. So it's going to be weird.
You're looking at me as though I'm weird, my God! Are you so out of touch with most of America, most of which believes in the Devil? I mean, Jesus Christ believed in the Devil! It's in the Gospels! You travel in circles that are so, so removed from mainstream America that you are appalled that anybody would believe in the Devil! Most of mankind has believed in the Devil, for all of history. Many more intelligent people than you or me have believed in the Devil.
That she's sitting right next to the leader and is listed second after Choe Ryong Hae suggests she might have been granted a significant new position, potentially advising Kim Jong Un on economic or political issues, it's also a reminder of how weird and brutal North Korea is, after all she's sitting next to the man who ordered her husband's execution.
I would say that I am not the person to ask about [fame] because I am not 'famous.' But, I would say that the experiences I've had so far haven't been so bad. People look at you differently, and it is weird to see yourself in a magazine. [It's] kinda weird when people recognize you as well. I get a lot of 'Where do I know you from? I know I know you.' But overall, I have some good people around me, and that really helps.
I don't pretend to be captain weird. I just do what I do.
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- estrany, rarCatalan, Valencian
- divný, zvláštníCzech
- besynderlig, ejendommelig, mærkeligDanish
- sonderbar, eigenartig, seltsam, merkwürdig, bizarr, komischGerman
- outo, kummallinen, yliluonnollinenFinnish
- løgið, løginFaroese
- étrange, bizarreFrench
- skrýtin, skrýtið, skrýtinn, kynlegurIcelandic
- bizzarro, strano, innaturale, bislacco, fuori dall'ordinario, paranormale, surreale, anormaleItalian
- merkelig, underligNorwegian
- bizar, vreemd, eigenaardig, raar, bovennatuurlijk, merkwaardig, ongewoonDutch
- dziwny, dziwacznyPolish
- estranho, bizarroPortuguese
- straniu, ciudatRomanian
- причудливый, чудной, странный, потусторонний, сверхъестественныйRussian
- acaip, tuhaf, garip, yadırgatıcıTurkish
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