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Ones with straight or angled edges, or those that feature hooks or unconventional shapes, specialize at the expense of that versatility.

While pizza scissors may seem unconventional, they are a surprisingly functional way to get your desired slice size.

More science thriller than science fiction, the show’s unconventional conspiracy plot delivers slow-building suspense until its cliffhanger ending.

Finally, there are a number of unconventional air purifying technologies available.

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What remains to be seen is whether the rest of the league will have caught on to the Ravens’ unconventional offensive approach and devised a way to stop it, or if Jackson and his plethora of diverse weapons will carry them to another postseason.

In closing, Azhar told the crowd to take risks, be unconventional, and never be afraid to express themselves.

The actors filled in the free-form “unconventional script” with their own life experiences.

Unconventional brides often choose not to wear white as a rebellion against tradition.

“Everything he does is so unconventional,” says Ski Racing World Cup reporter Hank McKee.

She deems her work “craft with modern techniques” and has been welcomed into the milieu despite an unconventional approach.

This artist is, sui generis, a daughter of the people, of unconventional tastes and habits.

He was accustomed to being questioned on his unconventional mode of life, and was prepared for the usual expostulations.

He held unconventional ideas, and was widely read in the literature of more than one country.

Oh, those Camford conversations—how impetuous, how interesting, how thoroughly hearty and unconventional they were!

At all the service is excellent, and the old-fashioned attire of the waiters unconventional and pleasing.


On this page you'll find 104 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to unconventional, such as: atypical, bizarre, eccentric, idiosyncratic, individualistic, and offbeat.

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