characteristic, homosexuality, crank, quarter note, speciality, crack, nutcase, crotchet, queerness, card, distinctive feature, homosexualism, weirdo, maniac, madman, infrequency, headcase, distinction, remnant, contrast, collision, crackbrain, distinguishing characteristic, crackpot, quiz, zany, lunatic, variation, quip, flake, rareness, end, homoeroticism, quirk, trick, nutter, fruitcake, diversity, oddment, hook, nut, screwball, twist, erraticism, original, contradiction, mannerism, space cadet, character, distinctiveness, low density, curio, head case, kook, remainder, variety, tic, kink, oddness, exotic, codger, specialness, quiddity, usual, madwoman, nutjob, a world of difference, objet d'art, individualism, specialty, gayness, tenuity
nonconforming (part of speech: adjective)
fey, quirky, curious, funny, uncustomary, bizarre, unusual, different, incompatible, incongruous, unconventional, freakish, aberrant, un-ordinary, novel, divergent, off, crosspatch, crazy, irregular, deviant, outlandish, atypical, odd, singular, nonconforming, extraordinary, uncommon, deranged, oddball, queer, improper, anomalous, idiosyncratic, misfit, strange, eccentric, mismatch, out of the ordinary, untypical, erratic, unique, exceptional, abnormal, peculiar, inconsistent, unfamiliar
unconformity (part of speech: noun)
curiosity, idiosyncrasy, funniness, incompatibility, exception, quirkiness, divergence, incongruity, impropriety, nonconformity, strangeness, difference, unfamiliarity, peculiarity, aberrance, irregularity, derangement, uniqueness, outlandishness, deviation, anomaly, aberration, singularity, uncommonness, inconsistency, unconventionality, eccentricity, abnormality, freakishness
prodigy (part of speech: noun)
miracle, crackerjack, phenomenon, stunner, star, spectacle, luminary, shocker, talent, genius, expert, paragon, whiz, marvel, wizard, rarity, thunderbolt, wonder, magician, mahatma, prodigy, sensation
- Thus the next two years were spent at Worcester, where he had his first experience of working alongside of other young men, to whom he appeared rather an " oddity," though not one to be " quizzed." - "Herbert Spencer", J. Arthur Thomson.
- It struck me as a great oddity- Yet the very corn which is now so beautiful, as if it had only took to ripening yesterday, is for the market; so, why should I be delicate? - "Letters of John Keats to His Family and Friends", John Keats.
- The only oddity one could fix was that his nose, which was otherwise of a good shape, was just slightly turned sideways at the tip; as if, when it was soft, it had been tapped on one side with a toy hammer. - "The Wisdom of Father Brown", G. K. Chesterton.