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Uncommon synonyms

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  1. More than usual.
  2. Unlike what is expected; differing in some way from the norm.
  3. Not usual or common; rare; exceptional
Various
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  1. Various
  2. Unlike most others; unusual
  3. Distinct or separate:
(Idiomatic) Unusual or exceptional, especially for the better (often used in the negative).
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  1. (Idiomatic) Unusual or exceptional, especially for the better (often used in the negative).
Going far beyond the ordinary degree, measure, limit, etc.; very unusual; exceptional; remarkable
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  1. Going far beyond the ordinary degree, measure, limit, etc.; very unusual; exceptional; remarkable
  2. Employed or used for a special service, function, or occasion:
  3. Highly exceptional; remarkable:
Without precedent; unparalleled.
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  1. Without precedent; unparalleled.
  2. Highly offensive; outrageous or brazen.
  3. Previously unknown; unprecedented.
Being the only one of its kind:
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  1. Being the only one of its kind:
  2. Highly unusual, extraordinary, rare, etc.
  3. Characteristic only of a particular category or entity:
Excellent; extraordinary:
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  1. Excellent; extraordinary:
  2. Infrequently occurring; uncommon:
  3. Not frequently encountered; scarce; unusual
Well above average; extraordinary:
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  1. Well above average; extraordinary:
  2. Forming an exception; not ordinary; uncommon; rare.
  3. Deviating widely from a norm, as of physical or mental ability:
(Idiomatic) Taken care of.
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  1. (Idiomatic) Taken care of.
  2. Being out of the ordinary; unusual:
  3. Not common; unusual
Not previously known; unfamiliar:
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  1. Not previously known; unfamiliar:
  2. Quite unusual or uncommon; extraordinary
  3. Queer; peculiar; odd
Of or involving striptease:
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  1. Of or involving striptease:
  2. Strange or different in a way that is striking or fascinating; strangely beautiful, enticing, etc.
  3. Intriguingly unusual or different; excitingly strange:
Hidden or secret
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  1. Hidden or secret
  2. Understood by only a few; esoteric
  3. Known or understood by only a few:
Worthy of remark or notice
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  1. Worthy of remark or notice
  2. Attracting or worthy of notice, especially for being unusual or extraordinary:
  3. Unusual; extraordinary
Causing surprise; amazing
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  1. Causing surprise; amazing
  2. That is or are a surprise.
Strange or fanciful in form, conception, or appearance:
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  1. Strange or fanciful in form, conception, or appearance:
  2. Wonderful; marvelous; excellent; extraordinarily good or great (used especially as an intensifier).
  3. Having a strange or weird appearance; grotesque; odd
Not accustomed or habituated; not used (to)
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  1. Not accustomed or habituated; not used (to)
  2. Not common or usual:
  3. Not being habituated. Used with to:
Having no acquaintance (with); not conversant
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  1. Having no acquaintance (with); not conversant
  2. Not within one's knowledge; strange:
  3. Not familiar or well-known; strange
Equivocal, as in classification or nature.
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  1. Equivocal, as in classification or nature.
  2. Deviating from the regular arrangement, general rule, or usual method; abnormal
  3. Deviating from the normal or common order, form, or rule.
Having the nature of a freak; odd; peculiar
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  1. Having the nature of a freak; odd; peculiar
  2. Strange, unusual, abnormal or bizarre
  3. Markedly unusual or abnormal; strange:
Not straight or even; not symmetrical; not uniform in shape, design, or proportion
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  1. Not straight or even; not symmetrical; not uniform in shape, design, or proportion
  2. Not straight, uniform, or symmetrical:
  3. (Grammar) Departing from the usual pattern of inflection, derivation, or word formation, as the present forms of the verb be or the plural noun children.
Not adhering to convention; out of the ordinary.
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  1. Not adhering to convention; out of the ordinary.
  2. Out of the ordinary
  3. Not conventional; not conforming to customary, formal, or accepted practices, standards, rules, etc.
Breaking with convention or tradition; not orthodox.
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  1. Breaking with convention or tradition; not orthodox.
  2. Unusual, unconventional, or idiosyncratic
Not normal; not average; not typical; not usual; irregular, esp. to a considerable degree
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  1. Not normal; not average; not typical; not usual; irregular, esp. to a considerable degree
  2. Not typical, usual, or regular; not normal; deviant.
Out of the ordinary; queer; odd; strange
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  1. Out of the ordinary; queer; odd; strange
  2. Particular; unique; special
  3. Belonging distinctively or primarily to one person, group, or kind; special or unique:
Not the usual, regular, habitual, accounted for, etc.; occasional; incidental
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  1. Not the usual, regular, habitual, accounted for, etc.; occasional; incidental
  2. Being one or more of a set, series, or group separated from the others
  3. Remaining after others have been paired or grouped.
Unexpected and unbelievable; fantastic
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  1. Unexpected and unbelievable; fantastic
  2. Very strange or unusual, especially in a striking or shocking way.
  3. Marked by extreme contrasts and incongruities of color, design, or style
Deviating from a circular form or path, as in an elliptical orbit.
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  1. Deviating from a circular form or path, as in an elliptical orbit.
  2. Departing from a recognized, conventional, or established norm or pattern.
  3. Not having the same center, as two circles one inside the other
Being that from which reproductions, copies, etc. have been made
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  1. Being that from which reproductions, copies, etc. have been made
  2. Not derived from something else; fresh and unusual:
  3. Preceding all others in time; first:
(Biology, now rare) Not described (in the academic literature); undescribed, unidentified.
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  1. (Biology, now rare) Not described (in the academic literature); undescribed, unidentified.
  2. So lacking in recognizable character or qualities as to belong to no definite class or type; hard to classify or describe
  3. Not interesting; colorless; drab
Extraordinary; marvelous:
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  1. Extraordinary; marvelous:
  2. Of great size, power, extent, etc.; enormous; huge
  3. Wonderful; amazing
Of or like a fable; imaginary, fictitious, or legendary
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  1. Of or like a fable; imaginary, fictitious, or legendary
  2. Hard to believe; incredible; astounding
  3. Extremely pleasing or successful:
Of or resembling a fabulous monster.
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  1. Of or resembling a fabulous monster.
  2. Having the character or appearance of a monster
  3. Very unnatural or abnormal in shape, type, or character
Outstanding for undesirable qualities; remarkably bad; flagrant
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  1. Outstanding for undesirable qualities; remarkably bad; flagrant
  2. (Archaic) Remarkable
Deviating from what is normal or typical
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  1. Deviating from what is normal or typical
  2. Deviating from what is typical for a specified thing:
  3. Deviating from what is considered proper or normal:
(Rare) Highly detailed, as in workmanship; elaborate
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  1. (Rare) Highly detailed, as in workmanship; elaborate
  2. Eager to learn more:
  3. Arousing interest because of novelty or strangeness:
Admirable or very good; excellent or splendid:
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  1. Admirable or very good; excellent or splendid:
  2. Capable of eliciting wonder; astonishing:
  3. That causes wonder; marvelous; amazing
Free from accountability; not responsible:
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  1. Free from accountability; not responsible:
  2. Not responsible; free from accountability or control
  3. That cannot be explained or accounted for; strange; mysterious
(Archaic) Not accustomed or used
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  1. (Archaic) Not accustomed or used
  2. Not common, usual, or habitual; uncharacteristic or atypical
  3. Not customary or habitual; unusual; infrequent; strange.
Deserving notice or attention; notable; remarkable:
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  1. Deserving notice or attention; notable; remarkable:
  2. Worthy of note; deserving notice; outstanding; remarkable; notable
Of a questionable nature or character; suspicious:
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  1. Of a questionable nature or character; suspicious:
  2. Differing from what is usual or ordinary; odd; singular; strange
  3. (--- Usage Problem) Of or relating to lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, or transgender people.
That has no parallel, equal, or counterpart; unmatched
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  1. That has no parallel, equal, or counterpart; unmatched
  2. Without parallel, equal, or match; unequaled.
  3. Having no parallel; without equal; lacking anything similar or worthy of comparison.
Without precedent; unparalleled:
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  1. Without precedent; unparalleled:
  2. Having no precedent, parallel, or similar case; unprecedented
  3. Lacking prior examples; unprecedented.
Conspicuously unconventional; bizarre.
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  1. Conspicuously unconventional; bizarre.
  2. Located far from civilized areas; remote:
  3. Very odd, strange, or peculiar; fantastic; bizarre
In or to the greatest degree; very great or greatest
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  1. In or to the greatest degree; very great or greatest
  2. Participating or tending to participate in a very dangerous or difficult sport:
  3. (Biology) Characterized by severe, usually oxygen-poor environmental conditions.
Situated or placed at rather wide intervals, as in time or space:
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  1. Situated or placed at rather wide intervals, as in time or space:
  2. Not frequent; not happening frequently.
  3. Not occurring regularly; occasional or rare:
Being a factor that makes something possible; being a cause of something.
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  1. Being a factor that makes something possible; being a cause of something.
  2. Created for a special occasion:
  3. Intended for use as the occasion requires:
Excellent; extraordinary:
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  1. Excellent; extraordinary:
  2. Not frequently encountered; scarce; unusual
  3. Infrequently occurring; uncommon:
Not plentiful; not sufficient to meet the demand; hard to get
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  1. Not plentiful; not sufficient to meet the demand; hard to get
  2. Hard to find; absent or rare:
  3. Not common; rarely seen
(Medicine) Not epidemic, endemic, or inherited. Used of a disease or condition:
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  1. (Medicine) Not epidemic, endemic, or inherited. Used of a disease or condition:
  2. Widely separated from others, scattered, or isolated in occurrence; appearing singly, apart, or in isolated instances
  3. Rare and scattered in occurrence.
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  1. More than usual.
  2. Unlike what is expected; differing in some way from the norm.
  3. Not usual or common; rare; exceptional
Deviating widely from a norm, as of physical or mental ability:
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  1. Deviating widely from a norm, as of physical or mental ability:
  2. Well above average; extraordinary:
  3. Forming an exception; not ordinary; uncommon; rare.
Employed or used for a special service, function, or occasion:
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  1. Employed or used for a special service, function, or occasion:
  2. Going far beyond the ordinary degree, measure, limit, etc.; very unusual; exceptional; remarkable
  3. Highly exceptional; remarkable:
Splendid in appearance; grand:
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  1. Splendid in appearance; grand:
  2. Grand or noble in thought or accomplishment; exalted:
  3. Beautiful in a grand or stately way; rich or sumptuous, as in construction, decoration, form, etc.
Still in existence; not settled or resolved:
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  1. Still in existence; not settled or resolved:
  2. Noticeable or conspicuous:
  3. Prominent or noticeable; standing out from others
Superior to or notable above all others; outstanding.
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  1. Superior to or notable above all others; outstanding.
Excellent; extraordinary:
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  1. Excellent; extraordinary:
  2. Not frequently encountered; scarce; unusual
  3. Infrequently occurring; uncommon:
Worthy of remark or notice
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  1. Worthy of remark or notice
  2. Attracting or worthy of notice, especially for being unusual or extraordinary:
  3. Unusual; extraordinary
(Grammar) Of, relating to, or being a noun, pronoun, or adjective denoting a single person or thing or several entities considered as a single unit.
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  1. (Grammar) Of, relating to, or being a noun, pronoun, or adjective denoting a single person or thing or several entities considered as a single unit.
  2. (Archaic) Existing apart from others; separate; individual
  3. Exceptional; extraordinary; remarkable
Very great, intense, influential, etc.
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  1. Very great, intense, influential, etc.
  2. Very tall or high, particularly used to denote something that is taller than anything around it.
  3. Outstanding; preeminent:
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  1. More than usual.
  2. Unlike what is expected; differing in some way from the norm.
  3. Not usual or common; rare; exceptional
Expressing awe:
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  1. Expressing awe:
  2. (Slang) Wonderful; impressive; excellent
  3. (Slang) Remarkable; outstanding:
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