unusual


unusual
I adjective aberrant, abnormal, alien, amazing, anomalous, astonishing, astounding, atypical, bizarre, choice, conspicuous, curious, different, distinctive, distinguished, exceptional, extraordinary, extreme, fantastic, fresh, important, incomparable, inconceivable, inconsistent, incredible, indescribable, individual, infrequent, inusitate, irregular, little-known, marked, marvelous, matchless, memorable, modern, new, newfangled, nonpareil, notable, noteworthy, novel, occasional, odd, offbeat, original, out of the ordinary, outlandish, outstanding, particular, peculiar, peerless, phenomenal, portentous, prodigious, prominent, radical, rare, refreshing, remarkable, scarce, significant, singular, special, startling, strange, striking, supernormal, surprising, unaccustomed, unclassifiable, uncommon, unconventional, uncustomary, unequaled, unexpected, unfamiliar, unhabitual, unheard of, unique, unmatched, unnatural, unorthodox, unparalleled, unprecedented, unprevalent, unrivaled, unroutine, untraditional, untypical, unwonted associated concepts: cruel and unusual punishment II index anomalous, different, distinct (distinguished from others), eccentric, extraordinary, foreign, individual, infrequent, irregular (not usual), lurid, momentous, nonconforming, noteworthy, novel, original (creative), particular (individual), particular (specific), patent, peculiar (distinctive), portentous (eliciting amazement), rare, remarkable, scarce, singular, special, specific, unaccustomed, uncommon, unexpected, unforeseeable, unique, unorthodox, unprecedented

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  • Unusual — Un*u su*al, a. Not usual; uncommon; rare; as, an unusual season; a person of unusual grace or erudition. {Un*u su*al*ly}, adv. {Un*u su*al*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • unusual — 1580s, from UN (Cf. un ) (1) not + USUAL (Cf. usual). Related: Unusually …   Etymology dictionary

  • unusual — [adj] different abnormal, amazing, astonishing, atypical, awe inspiring, awesome, bizarre, conspicuous, curious, distinguished, eminent, exceptional, extraordinary, far out*, inconceivable, incredible, memorable, noteworthy, odd, out of the… …   New thesaurus

  • unusual — ► ADJECTIVE 1) not habitually or commonly done or occurring. 2) remarkable; exceptional. DERIVATIVES unusually adverb unusualness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • unusual — [unyo͞o′zhə wəl] adj. not usual or common; rare; exceptional unusually adv. unusualness n …   English World dictionary

  • unusual — un|u|su|al W3S2 [ʌnˈju:ʒuəl, ʒəl] adj different from what is usual or normal ▪ an unusual feature ▪ unusual circumstances ▪ It s unusual for Dave to be late. ▪ It s not unusual (=it is quite common) to feel very angry in a situation like this.… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • unusual — adj. 1) unusual to + inf. (it is unusual to see snow in this region; it s unusual for two world records to be set in/on one day) 2) unusual that + clause (it s unusual that two world records should be set in/on one day) * * * [ʌn juːʒʊəl] unusual …   Combinatory dictionary

  • unusual — un|u|su|al [ ʌn juʒuəl ] adjective *** 1. ) different from other people or things in a way that is interesting, attractive, or impressive: The designers have chosen unusual color combinations. Ewing is a player with unusual talent. 2. ) not… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • unusual */*/*/ — UK [ʌnˈjuːʒʊəl] / US [ʌnˈjuʒuəl] adjective 1) not normal, common, or ordinary Local residents should contact the police if they notice anything unusual. You re in a very unusual situation. it is unusual to do something: It s unusual to find so… …   English dictionary

  • unusual — adj. VERBS ▪ appear, be, look, seem, strike sb as ▪ become ▪ consider sth, find sth ▪ …   Collocations dictionary


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