- not usual, common, or ordinary; uncommon in amount or degree; exceptional: an unusual sound; an unusual hobby; an unusual response.
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Related Words for unusualnessphenomenon, revelation, rarity, surprise, wonder, marvel, quirk, idiosyncrasy, foible, distinctiveness, trait, eccentricity, particularity, anomaly, flaw, deformity, irregularity, thaumaturgy, sensation, prodigy
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The diffidence of his tone proved startling to her by virtue of its unusualness.Mistress Wilding
In fact, he had begun by giving them some warning as to what they might expect in the way of unusualness.
The dead silence of the house added to the unusualness of things.
Before him he saw a scene which was almost weird in its unusualness.The Adventures of a Boy Reporter
Harry Steele Morrison
There was an unusualness in him which impressed and irritated her simultaneously.Eden
- out of the ordinary; uncommon; extraordinaryan unusual design