1. strange [strendʒ] adj. 奇怪的；奇妙的；不可思議的
Definition: unusual or surprising, especially in a way that is difficult to understand
Origin: Middle English: shortening of Old French estrange, from Latin extraneus 'external, strange'.
example 1: A strange thing happened this morning. 今天發生一件奇怪的事。
example 2: It's strange that he's failed in the exam. 想不到他竟然不及格。
2. bizarre [bɪˋzɑr] adj. 奇異的；異乎尋常的
Definition: very strange or unusual
Origin: Mid 17th century: from French, from Italian bizzarro 'angry', of unknown origin.
example 1:His behavior became more and more bizarre. 他的行為舉止越來越奇怪了。
3. curious [ˋkjʊrɪəs] adj. 奇怪的；稀奇古怪的，難以理解的
Definition: Strange; unusual:
Origin: Middle English: from Old French curios, from Latin curiosus 'careful', from cura 'care'. sense 2 dates from the early 18th century.
Example: I heard a curious noise last night . 昨晚我聽見一個奇怪的響聲。
4. extraordinary [ɪkˋstrɔrdn͵ɛrɪ] adj. 異常的；特別的，破例的；非凡的
Definition: Very unusual or remarkable
Origin: late Middle English: from Latin extraordinarius, from extra ordinem 'outside the normal course of events'.
Example: Her strength of will was extraordinary . 她的意志力非凡。
5. out-of-the-way [ˋaʊtəvðəˋwe] adj. 不同尋常的
Definition: Unusual, exceptional, or remarkable
Example: Something very out of the way had happened. 一件非比尋常的事發生了。
6. uncommon [ʌnˋkɑmən] adj. 不尋常的；罕見的
Definition: Out of the ordinary; unusual
Example: Snow is not uncommon during these months. 這幾個月中下雪並非罕見。
7. unheard of [ʌnˋhɝd͵ɑv] ph.. 從未聽說的；不為人所知的
Definition: Not previously known of or done
Example: We were to play a game unheard of in the UK. 我們玩了一個在英國前所未見的遊戲。
8. unaccountable [͵ʌnəˋkaʊntəb!] adj. 無法解釋的，不可理解的；莫名其妙的
Definition: (Of a person or their behavior) unpredictable and strange.
Example: I often suffer from unaccountable headaches. 我常莫名其妙地頭疼。
9. uncanny [ʌnˋkænɪ] adj. 奇怪的；怪異的；可怕的
Definition: Strange or mysterious, especially in an unsettling way
Origin: late 16th century (originally Scots in the sense 'relating to the occult, malicious'): from un-1 'not' + canny.
Example: An uncanny light seemed to be coming from the castle. 一道神祕的光像是從古堡中射出的。
10. abnormal [æbˋnɔrm!] adj. 不正常的，反常的；不規則的
Definition: Deviating from what is normal or usual, typically in a way that is undesirable or worrying
Origin: mid 19th century: alteration (by association with Latin abnormis 'monstrosity') of 16th-century anormal, from French, variant of anomal, via Latin from Greek anōmalos.
Example: An abnormal amount of snow fell here last week . 上週這裡下了異常大的雪。
11. perplexing [pɚˋplɛksɪŋ] adj. 使人困惑的；令人費解的
Definition: Completely baffling; very puzzling
Example: This might seem very perplexing to those who know nothing about it . 這對那些對它一無所知的人來說可能顯得很難理解。
12. astonishing [əˋstɑnɪʃɪŋ] adj.令人驚訝的；驚人的
Definition: Extremely surprising or impressive; amazing
Example: It was astonishing to everyone that the court had made such a decision. 法庭竟作出這樣的裁決，這使大家驚訝。
13. weird [wɪrd] adj.【口】奇特的；不可思議的
Definition: Suggesting something supernatural; uncanny；Very strange; bizarre
Origin: Old English wyrd 'destiny', of Germanic origin. The adjective ( late Middle English) originally meant 'having the power to control destiny', and was used especially in the Weird Sisters, originally referring to the Fates, later the witches in Shakespeare's Macbeth; the latter use gave rise to the sense 'unearthly' (early 19th century).
Example: He has some weird ideas. 他有一些奇怪的想法。
14. queer [kwɪr] adj.奇怪的，古怪的；【口】神經不很正常的
Definition: Strange; odd
Origin: early 16th century: considered to be from German quer 'oblique, perverse', but the origin is doubtful.
Example 1: She was a bit queer after her husband deserted her . 她遭丈夫遺棄後精神有點失常。
Example 2: Evidently he was queer in some way. 他顯然有些古怪。
15. peculiar [pɪˋkjuljɚ] adj. 奇怪的；乖癖的；罕見的
Definition: Strange or odd; unusual
Origin: late Middle English (in the sense 'particular, special'): from Latin peculiaris 'of private property', from peculium 'property', from pecu 'cattle' (cattle being private property). The sense 'odd' dates from the early 17th century.
Example: He looked at me with a very peculiar expression . 他用一種奇特的眼神看著我。
16. odd [ɑd] adj. 奇特的，古怪的
Definition: Different from what is usual or expected; strange
Origin: Middle English (sense 2): from Old Norse odda-, found in combinations such as odda-mathr 'third or odd man', from oddi 'angle'.
Example: He ' s an odd old man . 他是個古怪的老頭兒。
17. eccentric [ɪkˋsɛntrɪk] adj.（人、行為等）古怪的，反常的
Definition: (Of a person or their behavior) unconventional and slightly strange
Origin: late Middle English (as a noun denoting a circle or orbit not having the earth precisely at its center): via late Latin from Greek ekkentros, from ek 'out of' + kentron 'center'.
Example: My neighbor is an eccentric young man . 我的鄰居是個古怪的年輕人。
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