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  • adj.very different
  • adj.wonderful, exceptional

synonyms for uncommon

  • abnormal
  • bizarre
  • egregious
  • exceptional
  • extraordinary
  • infrequent
  • noteworthy
  • odd
  • peculiar
  • rare
  • remarkable
  • singular
  • startling
  • strange
  • surprising
  • unique
  • unusual
  • aberrant
  • anomalous
  • arcane
  • curious
  • eccentric
  • exotic
  • extreme
  • fantastic
  • few
  • freakish
  • irregular
  • nondescript
  • novel
  • original
  • out of the ordinary
  • out of the way
  • outre
  • outré
  • prodigious
  • queer
  • scarce
  • seldom
  • sporadic
  • unaccustomed
  • unconventional
  • uncustomary
  • unfamiliar
  • unheard of
  • unorthodox
  • weird
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antonyms for uncommon

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  • common
  • commonplace
  • customary
  • familiar
  • frequent
  • like
  • normal
  • ordinary
  • regular
  • similar
  • standard
  • typical
  • usual
  • bad
  • imperfect
  • poor
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How to use uncommon in a sentence

It’s not uncommon for a seller and buyer to agree on a price and then hope the appraisal is as high as possible.
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Eric Topol, a cardiologist and clinical-trials expert at the Scripps Research Translational Institute in San Diego, said such pauses in large studies are “not uncommon at all.”
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It’s not uncommon to feel like you’re letting your fitness tracker down when you don’t hit your goals.
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Recombinetics has since insisted that the leftover plasmid DNA was likely harmless and stressed that this sort of genetic slipup is not uncommon.
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International cricket leagues are cropping up from Canada to Nepal, and it’s not uncommon for players to represent seven different teams in a single year.
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Such political rallies are uncommon in Belarus, but this was no one-off event.
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On most days at the Hard Rock Stadium testing site, it is not uncommon for testing to temporarily pause due to lightning in the area or because a car waiting in line breaks down due to mechanical issues.
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Although it’s not uncommon for San Diego to share streetlight camera footage with other agencies, it’s also not immediately clear in this case that the footage was given to federal authorities.
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The county has aided some assisted living facilities with testing, in part because it’s uncommon for these facilities to employ licensed nurses, who are better equipped to perform testing.
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It is of course not uncommon for lawyers to change their position based on who’s employing them.
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