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Synonyms for freakishness

marked strangeness as a consequence of being abnormal

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Asserting the positive force of Freakishness, both by loving Frankie and calling the Pin Head girl at the Carnival "the cutest little girl [he] ever saw" (27), John Henry is a link to the childhood self that Frankie is constantly disavowing and reabsorbing in her experiments in self-creation.
It's an evil and horrible message that glorifies mediocrity and stupidity and physical freakishness.
There was an element of freakishness about the scoreline with three of the goals flashing past a helpless Allan McGregor via deflections.
The story of Michael Jackson has become the tale of our descent into freakishness.
Live darts Sky Sports 2, 7pm THE lunatics are bedding into the Big Brother asylum over on Channel 4 which must be a blessed relief for those requiring their fix of reality TV freakishness, writes Steve Davies.
This is a great opportunity to review proposals to transform Coney Island into a 21st century amusement venue, while preserving the famed freakishness and fun-loving spirit that distinguish it in the American imagination," Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz told Real Estate Weekly.
The threat is assuaged, however, when Spenser invokes Merlin, the most powerful man in Faery Land, to "cure" poor Britomart of her feminine freakishness.
When it comes to freakishness we could be said to be of two minds.
Thersites' physical freakishness exposes the sexual and appetitive motives of Agamemnon and Achilles, and for his pains is pummeled and harried.
supervisors by first name and commenting on their "random freaking out" and "anal retentive control freakishness.
Bellin's intelligent analysis of the film's preoccupation with physiological freakishness suggests that the superficially banal love story is best understood instead as an allegory of "social conflict over standards of normalcy" (179), an argument that is particularly resonant when the body fascism in which Hollywood colludes is ever more culturally pervasive.
106) One authority has thus commented that "courts apply this doctrine (piercing) with such frequency and freakishness that shareholders of closely held corporations can never really consider themselves safe.
I realised how much of a massive fan I was of Borat so put my career freakishness to one side and headed to Los Angeles.
There might have been an element of freakishness about the loss - Hobson was caught behind the ear and was unable to regain his balance.