not usual or common or ordinary
"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
"a strange exaltation that was indefinable"; "a strange fantastical mind"; "what a strange sense of humor she has"
not commonly encountered
"two-career families are no longer unusual"
Unlike what is expected; differing in some way from the norm.
His behavior was unusual in that it was considered childish for a man of his age.
More than usual.
not usual; uncommon; rare; as, an unusual season; a person of unusual grace or erudition
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
un-ū′zhū-al, adj. not usual or common.—n. Unusual′ity, rarity.—adv. Unū′sually.—n. Unū′sualness.
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Rank popularity for the word 'unusual' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2528
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'unusual' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2675
Rank popularity for the word 'unusual' in Adjectives Frequency: #325
The numerical value of unusual in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of unusual in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
It's incredibly unusual for there to be circumstances that would justify a head of state actually wearing body armor, and especially to a dignitary or a VIP meeting.
Having a series of injuries so close to each other in time and space makes this unusual, two in one day very close to each other suggests that there's a focused problem. It might suggest a single shark has been involved.
Sierra Leone is a country where during Christmas, because of the nice weather, people have street parties and parties on the beach, the streets were empty this year, and the beaches were empty. It was an unusual experience.
It just seems cruel and unusual punishment for these guys, i hope this magnificent effort by these two experienced and very fit professionals allows the powers that be to make a change.
This is a clearly a very unusual event and the satellite imagery and eyewitness videos are showing a number of unusual characteristics that will take months to work out, no tsunami warning system I know of can handle multiple shocks or landslides as it is just too physically and computationally complicated for current technology.
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- غير عاديArabic
- inusualCatalan, Valencian
- epätavallinen, erikoinenFinnish
- insolite, inhabituelFrench
- particolare, insolitoItalian
- בלתי שגרתיHebrew
- 珍しい, 珍しいですJapanese
- savāds, svešāds, neparastsLatvian
- ongewoon, ongebruikelijkDutch
- insolit, ciudat, neuzual, neobișnuitRomanian
- необыкновенный, необычныйRussian
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