- Word Parts
|part of speech:
||not usual or ordinary; uncommon; remarkable.
Collecting bird feathers seems like an unusual hobby.It's unusual for them to be up so early on a Saturday.
- atypical, exceptional, remarkable, strange, uncommon
- common, commonplace, conventional, everyday, normal, quotidian, typical, usual
- similar words:
- abnormal, curious, different, extraordinary, freak, individual, notable, novel, odd, offbeat, particular, queer, quizzical, rare, scarce, singular, unaccustomed, unfamiliar, unorthodox, unwonted
||anomalous, bizarre, distinctive, eccentric, extreme, fantastic, foreign, fresh, infrequent, new, noteworthy, outlandish, peculiar, phenomenal, quaint, special, trick, uncouth, unearthly, variant, 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