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I suppose we use the word "weird" a lot in casual conversation. But what would be good alternatives to replace it?


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You should note that the speaker in the video actually says "weary" and not "weird." "Weary" is an adjective meaning to be tired, fatigued, or exhausted. It thus has a meaning quite different from "weird." However, to answer your question, you can use the words "strange," "bizarre," or "odd" to replace "weird." Ex: He's an odd fellow. Ex: This house is rather strange. I think we should leave quickly.

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