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Breaking with convention or tradition; not orthodox.
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  1. Breaking with convention or tradition; not orthodox.
  2. Unusual, unconventional, or idiosyncratic
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  1. More than usual.
  2. Not usual or common; rare; exceptional
  3. Unlike what is expected; differing in some way from the norm.
Not following established customs, beliefs, etc.
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  1. Not following established customs, beliefs, etc.
More interested in individual people than in society as a whole
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  1. More interested in individual people than in society as a whole
  2. Interested in oneself rather than others; egocentric
Being the source from which a copy, reproduction, or translation is made.
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  1. Being the source from which a copy, reproduction, or translation is made.
  2. Preceding all others in time; first:
  3. Not derived from something else; fresh and unusual:
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
Characterized by or displaying independence of thought and action:
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  1. Characterized by or displaying independence of thought and action:
  2. Showing independence in thoughts or actions.
Not conforming to an ordinary type or pattern; unconventional:
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  1. Not conforming to an ordinary type or pattern; unconventional:
  2. (Jazz) With a strong, or primary, accent placed on beats that usually receive a weak, or secondary, accent
  3. (Informal) Not conforming to the usual pattern or trend; unconventional, unusual, strange, etc.
Providing or being a choice between two or among more than two things
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  1. Providing or being a choice between two or among more than two things
  2. Being one of a number of possible choices or courses of action:
  3. Existing outside traditional or established institutions or systems:
Like or characteristic of a bohemian
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  1. Like or characteristic of a bohemian
  2. Of Bohemia or its people, language, or culture; Czech
Weak in spirits or health.
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  1. Weak in spirits or health.
  2. (Slang) Poor or bad in condition, quality, etc.
  3. Of or having to do with punk rock or the style called punk
Of or relating to the Beat Generation.
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  1. Of or relating to the Beat Generation.
  2. Of or belonging to a group of young persons, esp. of the 1950s, rebelling against conventional attitudes, dress, speech, etc., largely as an expression of social disillusionment
  3. A fluctuation or pulsation, usually repeated, in the amplitude of a signal. Beats are generally produced by the superposition of two waves of different frequencies; if the signals are audible, this results in fluctuations between louder and quieter sound.
(Informal) Unconventional, experimental, nonconformist, esoteric, etc.
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  1. (Informal) Unconventional, experimental, nonconformist, esoteric, etc.
  2. (US, slang) out of the mainstream of society
  3. Unusual, unconventional or strange
Extremely unconventional:
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  1. Extremely unconventional:
  2. (Informal) Very advanced, experimental, or nonconformist; esp., avant-garde
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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  1. Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
  2. That has no type; devoid of typical character; irregular; unlike the type
Not typical; not characteristic; abnormal
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  1. Not typical; not characteristic; abnormal
  2. Not conforming to type; unusual or irregular.
  3. Unusual or irregular.
New and unusual; esp., being the first of its kind
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  1. New and unusual; esp., being the first of its kind
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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
Not usual or accustomed:
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  1. Not usual or accustomed:
  2. Not common, usual, or habitual; uncharacteristic or atypical
  3. Not customary or habitual; unusual; infrequent; strange.
(Jazz) With a strong, or primary, accent placed on beats that usually receive a weak, or secondary, accent
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  1. (Jazz) With a strong, or primary, accent placed on beats that usually receive a weak, or secondary, accent
  2. Not conforming to an ordinary type or pattern; unconventional:
  3. (Informal) Not conforming to the usual pattern or trend; unconventional, unusual, strange, etc.
Find another word for unconventional. In this page you can discover 29 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for unconventional, like: unorthodox, unusual, nonconformist, individualistic, original, eccentric, iconoclastic, idiosyncratic, maverick, offbeat and alternative.