and in his search for sensations that would be at once new and delightful, and possess that element of strangeness that is so essential to romance,
He was able to approach them and begin a conversation without experiencing the slightest strangeness. "They are talking of the war," he said again,
His children, guided by recent reading up, knew Paris better than he. He was considered a foreigner in his own country. At first, he even felt a certain strangeness in using his native tongue,
And there’s a strangeness here.
It was only when I got thus close to it that the strangeness of this object was at all evident to me.
Some strangeness in the accent they had doubtless thus explained.
Shaking her head over Aiel strangeness, Egwene bent to peer through the crack.
There was an unaccountable strangeness about Harris. It was something more than mere ordinary tiredness.
Then suddenly my sense of disagreeable strangeness changed to interest.
This may explain some of the sheer strangeness of the Bible.
unusualness as a consequence of not being well known: eeriness, quaintness, ghostliness, abnormality, singularity, unfamiliarity, oddity, crotchet, quirk, queerness, strange, foreign, weirdness, bizarreness, eccentricity, freakishness, unusualness, quirkiness, outlandishness
(physics) one of the six flavors of quark: flavor, flavour
the quality of being alien or not native: exoticism, exotism, foreignness, foreign, curiousness, strange, alienism, exoticness, alienage, quality