Part of speech:
Showing a marked departure from previous practice; new:
Departing from a recognized, conventional, or established norm or pattern.
Not following established customs, beliefs, etc.
Breaking with convention or tradition; not orthodox.
Characterized by or displaying independence of thought and action:
Not typical; not characteristic; abnormal
Existing outside traditional or established institutions or systems:
A heterodox belief, creed, or teaching.
Of poor quality; worthless.
Of or relating to the Beat Generation.
Of or pertaining to hippies: e.g., “the hippie era”.
(Informal) Unconventional, experimental, nonconformist, esoteric, etc.
(Informal) Very advanced, experimental, or nonconformist; esp., avant-garde
Unpremeditated or offhand:
The definition of crazy is someone or something that is insane or not mentally sound.
Departing from or opposed to the usual beliefs or established doctrines, esp. in religion; inclining toward heresy; unorthodox
Suited for everyday wear or use:
The definition of loose is something unbound, available, or not tight.
Having a flavor like that of nuts:
Of only one person, thing, group, country, etc.; distinctive; exclusive
The definition of queer is something odd or unusual, or is an offensive and derogatory term used to describe a homosexual.
The definition of strange is an unfamiliar or unusual person, place or thing.
Rare; not common or usual
Not cultured or cultivated:
An opinion or a doctrine at variance with established religious beliefs, especially dissension from or denial of Roman Catholic dogma by a professed believer or baptized church member.
A violation of good manners; breach of etiquette
The definition of a transgression is an act that goes past set limits or breaks a law.
Using means other than nuclear weapons or energy:
Regularly or customarily used:
The definition of normal is regular, natural or staying with the general standard.
Following or being in accord with accepted or prescribed forms, conventions, or regulations:
Strikingly new, unusual, or different.
Not common, usual, or habitual; uncharacteristic or atypical
Not in keeping with conventional mores; indecorous:
Not authorized by law; illegal.
Strikingly odd or unusual, especially in an unsettling way; strange:
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