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novel

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of novel

  1. not known or experienced before that's a novel idea for a TV series Synonyms of novel fresh, new, original, strange, unaccustomed, unfamiliar, unheard-of, unknown, unprecedentedWords Related to novel innovative, unique; nontraditional, unconventional, untried, unused, unworn; pathbreaking, pioneering, trailblazingNear Antonyms of novel conventional, established, traditional, tried, tried-and-true; derivative, imitativeAntonyms of novel familiar, hackneyed, old, time-honored, tired, warmed-over

Synonym Discussion of novel

new, novel, original, fresh mean having recently come into existence or use. new may apply to what is freshly made and unused
    • new brick
or has not been known before
    • new designs
or not experienced before.
    • starts the new job
novel applies to what is not only new but strange or unprecedented.
    • a novel approach to the problem
original applies to what is the first of its kind to exist.
    • a man without one original idea
fresh applies to what has not lost its qualities of newness such as liveliness, energy, brightness.
    • a fresh start

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