Definition of uncharacteristic
: not characteristic : not typical or distinctive <uncharacteristic outbursts of temper>
uncharacteristicallyplay \ˌən-ˌker-ik-tə-ˈri-sti-k(ə-)lē, -ˌka-rik-\ adverb
Examples of uncharacteristic in a sentence
It was an uncharacteristic outburst of temper.
Her uncharacteristic silence bothered me.
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UNCHARACTERISTIC Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of uncharacteristic for English Language Learners
: not typical or usual : not characteristic
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Definition of uncharacteristic for Students
: not typical or characteristic <an uncharacteristic outburst of temper>
uncharacteristically\-sti-klē, -kə-lē\ adverb <She was uncharacteristically quiet.>
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