- Word Parts
|part of speech:
||not usual or ordinary; not common; remarkable.
She had never seen such an unusual bird before.It is unusual for workers in the U.S. to take an afternoon nap.
- exceptional, remarkable, strange, uncommon
- common, commonplace, everyday, normal, usual
- similar words:
- abnormal, curious, extraordinary, freak, individual, notable, novel, odd, particular, queer, rare, scarce, singular, unfamiliar
||distinctive, eccentric, fantastic, foreign, fresh, new, peculiar, special, trick, weird
||unusually (adv.), unusualness (n.)
The word unusual
contains the following part:
that means not
More about this word part:
The prefix un1 attaches to adjectives to create adjectives that mean the opposite of the base word.
- dis-, de-, in-2