uncommon
I adjective aberrant, abnormal, anomalous, bizarre, curious, different, distinctive, eccentric, exceptional, exotic, extraordinary, infrequent, insolitus, inusitate, inusitatus, marked, noteworthy, novel, occasional, odd, out of the way, outstanding, peculiar, rare, rarus, remarkable, scarce, seldom met with, singular, special, startling, strange, surprising, unaccustomed, unconventional, uncustomary, unexampled, unfamiliar, unheard of, unimitated, unique, unorthodox, unparalleled, unprecedented, unusual II index anomalous, distinct (distinguished from others), distinctive, eccentric, extraordinary, individual, infrequent, momentous, nonconforming, noteworthy, novel, original (creative), particular (specific), peculiar (distinctive), prodigious (amazing), rare, remarkable, scarce, singular, special, specific, unaccustomed, uncanny, unique, unorthodox, unusual

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  • Uncommon — Un*com mon, a. Not common; unusual; infrequent; rare; hence, remarkable; strange; as, an uncommon season; an uncommon degree of cold or heat; uncommon courage. [1913 Webster] Syn: Rare; scarce; infrequent; unwonted. [1913 Webster] {Un*com mon*ly} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • uncommon — [adj1] very different aberrant, abnormal, anomalous, arcane, bizarre, curious, eccentric, egregious, exceptional, exotic, extraordinary, extreme, fantastic, few, freakish, infrequent, irregular, nondescript, noteworthy, novel, odd, original, out… …   New thesaurus

  • uncommon — 1540s, not possessed in common, from UN (Cf. un ) (1) not + COMMON (Cf. common) (adj.). Meaning not commonly occurring, unusual, rare is recorded from 1610s. Related: Uncommonly …   Etymology dictionary

  • uncommon — *infrequent, scarce, rare, occasional, sporadic Analogous words: *strange, singular, unique: *exceptional: *choice, exquisite Antonyms: common …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • uncommon — ► ADJECTIVE 1) out of the ordinary; unusual. 2) remarkably great. DERIVATIVES uncommonly adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • uncommon — [un käm′ən] adj. 1. rare; not common or usual 2. strange; remarkable; extraordinary uncommonly adv. uncommonness n …   English World dictionary

  • uncommon — [[t]ʌ̱nkɒ̱mən[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED: usu v link ADJ If you describe something as uncommon, you mean that it does not happen often or is not often seen. Cancer of the breast in young women is uncommon... A 15 year lifespan is not uncommon for a dog.… …   English dictionary

  • uncommon — adj. uncommon to + inf. (it is not uncommon to find people here who know several languages) * * * [ʌn kɒmən] uncommon to + inf. (it is not uncommon to find people here who know several languages) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • uncommon — un|com|mon [ ʌn kamən ] adjective unusual, rare, or not happening often: Doris is a very uncommon name nowadays. not uncommon (=happening to a lot of people): Anxiety about taking tests is not uncommon. Surprisingly, it is not uncommon for… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • uncommon — UK [ʌnˈkɒmən] / US [ʌnˈkɑmən] adjective unusual, rare, or not happening often Doris is a very uncommon name nowadays. not uncommon (= happening to a lot of people): Anxiety about taking tests is not uncommon. Surprisingly, it is not uncommon for… …   English dictionary

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