What is the meaning of unusual?


  • Not usual or common or ordinary.
    • usage: "a scene of unusual beauty"; "a man of unusual ability"; "cruel and unusual punishment"; "an unusual meteorite"
  • Being definitely out of the ordinary and unexpected; slightly odd or even a bit weird.
    • usage: "a strange exaltation that was indefinable"; "a strange fantastical mind"; "what a strange sense of humor she has"
  • Not commonly encountered.
    • usage: "two-career families are no longer unusual"
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APAWordNet. (2010). unusual. Retrieved October 17, 2018, from http://smartdefine.org/unusual/definitions/1187528
ChicagoWordNet. 2010. "unusual" http://smartdefine.org/unusual/definitions/1187528 (accessed October 17, 2018).
HarvardWordNet 2010, unusual, Smart Define, viewed 17 October, 2018, <http://smartdefine.org/unusual/definitions/1187528>.
MLAWordNet. "unusual" 23 October 2010. Web. 17 October 2018. <http://smartdefine.org/unusual/definitions/1187528>
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