not in accordance with canons or rules.
not belonging to the canon of Scripture.
- un·ca·non·i·cal·ly, adverb
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How to use uncanonical in a sentence
If, on the contrary, he does feel the peculiar, unclassic attraction of the author he may or may not enjoy the uncanonical books.Instigations | Ezra Pound
Mr. O'Connell, alarmed at the import of a command so fatal, pronounced the rescript "uncanonical."The Felon's Track | Michael Doheny
His view of the importance of merely canonical prohibitions is illustrated by his own uncanonical marriage.Ten Tudor Statesmen | Arthur D. Innes
It is a striking passage; and there are many such in the uncanonical books.The Works of Whittier, Volume V (of VII) | John Greenleaf Whittier
A harp, and other matters of a very uncanonical appearance, were also visible when this dark recess was opened.Ivanhoe | Walter Scott