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adjective as in atypic

adjective as in foreign

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They seem to belong to us, and then they freely go—behavior very uncharacteristic of a shadow or a shoe.

In this case, a new and uncharacteristic American risk-aversion has been crippling.

At lunchtime, she sits at a table with four boys and enjoys an uncharacteristic (for a model) meal of pizza and cookies.

The Middle East was the source of an uncharacteristic vibe at Davos: fatalism.

In launching Operation Pillar of Defence, Netanyahu is taking an uncharacteristic gamble—albeit a calculated risk.

He paused briefly at the door, touched with an uncharacteristic flash of sour humor.

So disturbed was Marshall by Roane's attacks that he did a thoroughly uncharacteristic thing.

The theatre of Rouen is quite uncharacteristic of the passion which the French usually entertain for spectacles.

It was a most uncharacteristic reception, for she was of a gracious and engaging personality and a stately type of beauty.

Karen believed that Mrs. Talcott had actually been feeling lonely, uncharacteristic as that seemed.


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On this page you'll find 27 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to uncharacteristic, such as: atypical, exceptional, novel, uncommon, unconventional, and unexpected.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.