unconventional


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Synonyms for unconventional

not conforming to accepted rules or standards

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not conventional or conformist

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not conforming to legality, moral law, or social convention

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The whole blame was mine--the whole unconventional business of our time at Trantridge.
You young people may say you're unconventional, but you're nothing compared with her.
The house itself was more pleasing to the eye than most of the houses in those parts, owing to the black and white paint which decorated it and an unconventional flattening and rounding of the roof.
He had a notion it must have been a certain Member of Parliament of illustrious parentage and unconventional sympathies, which were the standing joke of the comic papers.
I must apologize for calling so late," said he, "and I must further beg you to be so unconventional as to allow me to leave your house presently by scrambling over your back garden wall.
Beyond this mere look of things there was little for Brown's freshening fancy to feed on; he saw no human beings, except some gipsies trailing along the river bank, with faggots and osiers cut in the forest; and one sight no longer unconventional, but in such remote parts still uncommon: a dark-haired lady, bare-headed, and paddling her own canoe.
She blamed her own stupid unconventional "eccentricity.
Their tour was thoroughly unconventional, and followed no meditated plan.
My strangeness, which had made me sleepless, had prompted that unconventional arrangement, as if I had expected in those solitary hours of the night to get on terms with the ship of which I knew nothing, manned by men of whom I knew very little more.
Up to US$120 million of this capital expenditure will target Vaca Muerta and unconventional projects in the Neuqun basin in 2018
Yeng Guiao has been branded as an unconventional coach before - one who uses unusual lineups and fields in players who do not necessarily fit the mold of most cookie cutters.
Many recent studies have focused on the health impacts of unconventional wells, namely, those that use hydraulic fracturing (fracking) to extract oil and natural gas.
In the process, he dusts off the memories of his unconventional upbringing around the patients his parents cared for.
Due to the increase in demand and decline in production of fossil-fuel, the oil and gas industries across the globe will focus to utilize unconventional hydrocarbon reservoirs (tight gas, gas hydrate and coal bed methane) to fulfil the requirement.
With most advanced economies experiencing anemic recoveries from the 2008 financial crisis, their central banks have been forced to move from conventional monetary policy - reducing policy rates via open-market purchases of short-term government bonds - to a range of unconventional policies.
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