/ (ˌʌnkærɪktəˈrɪstɪk) /

  1. not typical or usual

Words Nearby uncharacteristic

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How to use uncharacteristic in a sentence

  • He paused briefly at the door, touched with an uncharacteristic flash of sour humor.

    Assignment's End | Roger Dee
  • So disturbed was Marshall by Roane's attacks that he did a thoroughly uncharacteristic thing.

  • The theatre of Rouen is quite uncharacteristic of the passion which the French usually entertain for spectacles.

  • It was a most uncharacteristic reception, for she was of a gracious and engaging personality and a stately type of beauty.

    The Ordeal | Charles Egbert Craddock
  • Karen believed that Mrs. Talcott had actually been feeling lonely, uncharacteristic as that seemed.

    Tante | Anne Douglas Sedgwick