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unconventional

un·con·ven·tion·al

unconventional

 
pronunciation:
uhn kn ven sh nl
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition: not conforming to convention, rule, or custom.
The design of the new cars was unconventional, but eventually it caught on.It was unconventional for a woman to wear trousers in the early 1900s.As a teacher, she was unconventional, and many others on the staff were opposed to her methods.
antonyms:
conventional, formal, orthodox, proper, regular, straight
similar words:
alternative, audacious, daring, eccentric, irregular
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derivations: unconventionally (adv.), unconventionality (n.)