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ADJECTIVE (3)

1. not usual or common or ordinary;
- Example: "a scene of unusual beauty"
- Example: "a man of unusual ability"
- Example: "cruel and unusual punishment"
- Example: "an unusual meteorite"

2. being definitely out of the ordinary and unexpected; slightly odd or even a bit weird;
- Example: "a strange exaltation that was indefinable"
- Example: "a strange fantastical mind"
- Example: "what a strange sense of humor she has"
[syn: strange, unusual]

3. not commonly encountered;
- Example: "two-career families are no longer unusual"


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Unusual \Un*u"su*al\, a. Not usual; uncommon; rare; as, an unusual season; a person of unusual grace or erudition. -- Un*u"su*al*ly, adv. -- Un*u"su*al*ness, n. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

unusual adj 1: not usual or common or ordinary; "a scene of unusual beauty"; "a man of unusual ability"; "cruel and unusual punishment"; "an unusual meteorite" [ant: usual] 2: being definitely out of the ordinary and unexpected; slightly odd or even a bit weird; "a strange exaltation that was indefinable"; "a strange fantastical mind"; "what a strange sense of humor she has" [syn: strange, unusual] [ant: familiar] 3: not commonly encountered; "two-career families are no longer unusual"
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

52 Moby Thesaurus words for "unusual": almost unheard-of, atypical, bizarre, breakaway, curious, different, eccentric, exceptional, extraordinary, extremely, freakish, infrequent, novel, odd, oddball, offbeat, original, outlandish, peculiar, quaint, queer, rare, rarely, recherche, remarkable, scarce, seldom met with, seldom seen, singular, slow, sparse, strange, sui generis, uncommon, uncommonly, unconventional, uncustomary, undreamed-of, unexpected, unfamiliar, unfrequent, unheard-of, unimaginable, unique, unordinary, unorthodox, unprecedented, unthinkable, unthought-of, untypical, unusually, unwonted