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fate personified; any one of the three Weird Sisters
eldritch, weird, uncanny, unearthlyadjective
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
Etymology: 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.
Psychology is the scientific study of mind and behavior. Psychology includes the study of conscious and unconscious phenomena, including feelings and thoughts. It is an academic discipline of immense scope, crossing the boundaries between the natural and social sciences. Psychologists seek an understanding of the emergent properties of brains, linking the discipline to neuroscience. As social scientists, psychologists aim to understand the behavior of individuals and groups. Ψ (psi), the first letter of the Greek word psyche from which the term psychology is derived (see below), is commonly associated with the science. A professional practitioner or researcher involved in the discipline is called a psychologist. Some psychologists can also be classified as behavioral or cognitive scientists. Some psychologists attempt to understand the role of mental functions in individual and social behavior. Others explore the physiological and neurobiological processes that underlie cognitive functions and behaviors. Psychologists are involved in research on perception, cognition, attention, emotion, intelligence, subjective experiences, motivation, brain functioning, and personality. Psychologists' interests extend to interpersonal relationships, psychological resilience, family resilience, and other areas within social psychology. They also consider the unconscious mind. Research psychologists employ empirical methods to infer causal and correlational relationships between psychosocial variables. Some, but not all, clinical and counseling psychologists rely on symbolic interpretation. While psychological knowledge is often applied to the assessment and treatment of mental health problems, it is also directed towards understanding and solving problems in several spheres of human activity. By many accounts, psychology ultimately aims to benefit society. Many psychologists are involved in some kind of therapeutic role, practicing psychotherapy in clinical, counseling, or school settings. Other psychologists conduct scientific research on a wide range of topics related to mental processes and behavior. Typically the latter group of psychologists work in academic settings (e.g., universities, medical schools, or hospitals). Another group of psychologists is employed in industrial and organizational settings. Yet others are involved in work on human development, aging, sports, health, forensic science, education, and the media.
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
Etymology: [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.]
suggesting something supernatural, uncanny, or different
“You’re so weird!”
Submitted by mooney.madiso02 on February 13, 2019
Weird (adjective) is a condition of being abnormal.
Weird is a strange feeling can be applied to the one who was in love.
Submitted by pinkss5 on September 16, 2015
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Rank popularity for the word 'weird' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2282
Rank popularity for the word 'weird' in Adjectives Frequency: #984
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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
I’m not saying there isn’t a hint of what the other crime is, but when you have this weird local statute – in which to prove one crime, you have to show he intended to commit another – you think you’d be very specific.
It’s weird but I think people like to see a celebrity in a more human light and when they’re with their children they tend to be in a human light to some extent, there is a lot sections that are' celebs are just like us !' So people want to see you know they go to the beach just like us or they shop at Walmart just like us.
Pretty ugly today. Sour moods out in the markets, we've had a pretty good start to the year for the Toronto market. It's beaten some of the other U.S. indices and it's having a pretty good month. End of the month can always be wacky and weird and people are positioning their portfolios.
The military world and the military see it as something that can be used in active operations, i have been involved in some pretty weird training ops, but I can’t say too much about all that.
I knew last year I'm weird about thinking but when we blew up at the start of the year at the Daytona 500, I knew something just didn't feel right because we've always been able to come down here and run pretty good and get the year started off right and leave here with momentum and excitement and confidence, we were all dejected leaving the first race so that was not very good.
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- rar, estranyCatalan, Valencian
- zvláštní, divnýCzech
- besynderlig, mærkelig, ejendommeligDanish
- eigenartig, bizarr, sonderbar, komisch, seltsam, merkwürdigGerman
- kummallinen, yliluonnollinen, outoFinnish
- løgið, løginFaroese
- étrange, bizarreFrench
- skrýtin, kynlegur, skrýtinn, skrýtiðIcelandic
- strano, surreale, bizzarro, innaturale, paranormale, fuori dall'ordinario, anormale, bislaccoItalian
- underlig, merkeligNorwegian
- bizar, vreemd, ongewoon, raar, bovennatuurlijk, eigenaardig, merkwaardigDutch
- dziwny, dziwacznyPolish
- estranho, bizarroPortuguese
- ciudat, straniuRomanian
- сверхъестественный, причудливый, чудной, странный, потустороннийRussian
- yadırgatıcı, acaip, garip, tuhafTurkish
- kỳ dịVietnamese
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