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Referring to a strange thing; bizarre is used by pathologists for highly abnormal cells or patterns

bizarre

adjective Referring to a strange thing; bizarre is used by pathologists for highly abnormal cells or patterns
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Schematic and Bizarreness Effects in Mental Imagery: Ongoing Research in the Schematic Nature of Scenes.
For the study, he devised a five-point scoring system to rate the bizarreness of these dreams.
The reader is thus left to wonder about the reliability of a story that flaunts its hybridity and bizarreness and that challenges, in monster-like fashion, the moral and cognitive categories (true vs.
Extreme forms of obsessional thoughts can cross the boundary into delusions or other manifestations of psychosis--based on lack of insight, lack of shared beliefs (validated by cultural norms), or bizarreness.
My own bizarreness tends toward single-issue obsessives and third-party long shots, and away from political parties (which I've never joined).
Disentangling encoding versus retrieval explanations of the bizarreness effect: Implications for distinctiveness.
Attention was represented by the number of wrong answers on the CPT; memory by HVLT-R trial 1 and WMS-R Figural Memory; executive function by WCST categories correct and Gorham's Proverbs bizarreness score; and affect recognition by BLERT score.
It was the bizarreness, the eccentricity of it all that seemed to tickle the news channels.
Lakin's a deft straight woman who gamely takes in all the undignified bizarreness she encounters.
While critics pointed to the irregularity of Hardy's language, for better or worse, they might have better made this argument for the bizarreness of the subject that responds to it.
Empirical studies comparing individuals who are both religious and deluded call into question diagnostic criteria for delusions that emphasize the content (ie, bizarreness or falsity) of beliefs to classify them as pathologic.
We're especially interested in quirky, humorous stories that capture the bizarreness of body image along with defining mother-daughter moments.