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Synonyms for unusual

not usual or common or ordinary

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being definitely out of the ordinary and unexpected

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not commonly encountered

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Powell, whom the chance of his name had thrown upon the floating stage of that tragicomedy would have been perfectly useless for my purpose if the unusual of an obvious kind had not aroused his attention from the first.
There was enough of the unusual there to be recognized even by Powell's inexperience.
That was taking unusual precautions, knowing that your father and your servant were there?
For several nights, I seemed to hear, both in the park and out of the park, round the pavilion, unusual sounds, sometimes footsteps, at other times the cracking of branches.
Of Madame L'Espanaye no traces were here seen; but an unusual quantity of soot being observed in the fire-place, a search was made in the chimney, and (horrible to relate
What an unusual name you've got," he remarked, for something to say.
Everything in life is unusual until you get accustomed to it.
Of course all the students in the crammer's biology class, to which my brother went that day, were intensely interested, but there were no signs of any unusual excitement in the streets.
There was plenty of food on board, and I don't know whether the nerves of her passengers were at all affected by anything else than the sense of interminable boredom or the vague fear of that unusual situation.
To this I objected; but, to my surprise, Kory-Kory reiterated his request, and with an unusual vehemence of manner.
Jones arose on the following morning with the sun, and, ordering his own and Marmaduke’s steeds to be saddled, he proceeded, with a countenance big with some business of unusual moment to the apartment of the Judge.
From all quarters come complaints of the unusual prevalence of sleet at the higher levels.
Cummings looked past him, over into the ravine, saw nothing unusual and withdrew his eyes to address the man again.
Their text, again, is often interrupted by the insertion of brief phrases explanatory of unusual words.
but what she had yet to perform was something quite unusual.