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unusual

[ uhn-yoo-zhoo-uhl, -yoozh-wuhl ]SEE DEFINITION OF unusual

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Now, Mr. Bines, I like him and I dare say you've done the best thing for him, unusual as it was.

This is certainly a very high and unusual devise to so young a creature.

This was an unusual event, as he rarely interfered with them during play hours.

You have not done a stroke of work all this morning; quite an unusual thing for you, George.

Gerald Raymount was a man of an unusual combination of qualities.

In some features, one of the most unusual I have seen since I have been practicing law.

This meal is not in the least unusual, but it is very dainty and pleasing.

It was such a wonderful day; it was such an unusual and delicious feast.

The Wabash had a good passage out, without any unusual occurrence.

This was so unusual, that Belinda could not avoid taking notice of it.

WORD ORIGIN

1580s, from un- (1) "not" + usual. Related: Unusually.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR UNUSUAL

aberrant

adjectivenot normal; varying from the usual
  • abnormal
  • atypical
  • bizarre
  • deviant
  • different
  • flaky
  • mental
  • nonstandard
  • odd
  • off-base
  • off-color
  • out of line
  • peculiar
  • psycho
  • strange
  • unusual
  • weird

anomalistic

adjectiveabnormal
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