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Definition of "fortean" []

  • One who investigates anomalous phenomena. (noun)
  • Of or pertaining to anomalous phenomena. (adjective)
  • Of or pertaining to Charles Fort. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "fortean" in a sentence
  • "Fort stuck, primarily, to events defying the natural sciences; I also seek out "fortean" events in the humanities and social sciences -- cargo cults, angelic intervention in battles, alchemical politics or poetry, et cetera."
  • "Fortean London will write about the strange things in our city but will always do it with an open mind, a gimlet eye and hopefully something near the wit and energy Fort projected into those who call themselves 'fortean'."
  • "He was adopted in name, if not always in spirit, by all manner of people calling themselves 'fortean'."
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