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unusual

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adjective un·usu·al \-ˈyü-zhə-wəl, -zhəl; -ˈyüzh-wəl\

Simple Definition of unusual

  • : not normal or usual

  • : different or strange in a way that attracts attention

  • : not commonly seen, heard, etc.

Full Definition of unusual

  1. :  not usual :  uncommon, rare

un·usu·al·ly adverb
un·usu·al·ness noun

Examples of unusual

  1. It's not unusual for him to stay late at work.

  2. a scene of unusual beauty

  3. She has an unusual name.



1579

First Known Use of unusual

1579



UNUSUAL Defined for Kids

unusual

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adjective un·usu·al \ˌən-ˈyü-zhə-wəl\

Definition of unusual

  1. :  not done, found, used, experienced, or existing most of the time <an unusual job> <an unusual odor>

un·usu·al·ly adverb




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