- not conventional; not bound by or conforming to convention, rule, or precedent; free from conventionality: an unconventional artist; an unconventional use of material.
Origin of unconventional
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eccentric, individualistic, idiosyncratic, atypical.
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- not conforming to accepted rules or standards
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