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    Default Freak/Misfit

    Please, could anyone tell me if these nouns might be synonyms?

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    Default Re: Freak/Misfit

    They might be, depending in the context.

    They're listed as such in some sources, including this one.

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    Default Re: Freak/Misfit

    There are plenty of contexts where they wouldn't be synonyms- you can have a freak event (unexpected) like a freak storm, where misfit would not work.

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    Default Re: Freak/Misfit

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    There are plenty of contexts where they wouldn't be synonyms- you can have a freak event (unexpected) like a freak storm, where misfit would not work.
    Thanks. Yes, I understand this.
    In case of talking about a person who behaves extraordinarily or not appropriately or strange, or has a weird appearance (in other people's opinions) I guess they are synonyms, are not they?

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    Default Re: Freak/Misfit

    Quote Originally Posted by Mr.Lucky_One View Post
    Thanks. Yes, I understand this.
    In case of talking about a person who behaves extraordinarily or not appropriately or strange, or has a weird appearance (in other people's opinions) I guess they are synonyms, are not they are they not?
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