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Synonyms

unusual

adjective

different from other people or things in a way that is interesting, attractive, or impressive

special

adjective

different from and usually better than what is normal or ordinary

unique

adjective

very special, unusual, or good

remarkable

adjective

unusual in a way that surprises or impresses you

odd

adjective

unusual or unexpected in a way that attracts your interest or attention

notable

adjective

unusual or interesting enough to be mentioned or noticed

exotic

adjective

interesting or exciting because of being unusual or not familiar

characterful

adjective

British unusual in a new or interesting way

offbeat

adjective

informal unusual, often in an interesting way

niche

adjective

of interest or appeal only to a small number of people

out-there

adjective

informal different from what most people regard as normal or usual

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aberrant

adjective

formal not normal or not what you would usually expect

abnormal

adjective

not usual or typical, especially in a way that is worrying or that shows there may be something wrong or harmful

alien

adjective

completely different from what you usually do, feel, or know

alternative

adjective

not traditional

anomalous

adjective

formal unusual or unexpected

atypical

adjective

not usual or typical

curious

adjective

unusual and interesting

curiously

adverb

in an unusual and interesting way

defy description

if something defies description, it is so unusual that it is difficult to describe

different

adjective

unusual and not like other things of the same kind

elaborate

adjective

used about something that has a lot of extra details or features that make it special

exceptional

adjective

unusual and not likely to happen or exist very often

exceptionally

adverb

in a way that is different from what happens in other cases or situations

extraordinary

adjective

very unusual and surprising

extreme

adjective

very unusual

freak

adjective

extremely unusual and unexpected

freakish

adjective

not normal or natural

fresh

adjective

clearly new and different

funny-looking

adjective

unusual in appearance

individual

adjective

unusual or different from anyone or anything else, usually in a way that you admire

individualistic

adjective

unusual or different from other people in a way you admire

inimitable

adjective

so good or unusual that no one else can be or do the same

intriguing

adjective

very interesting, especially because of being strange or mysterious

it’s not every day that

used for saying that an event or situation is very unusual and special

non-standard

adjective

not the usual type

notably

adverb

formal in a way that is unusual or interesting, or more than you would expect

novel

adjective

new, or unusual

oddly

adverb

in an unusual way that attracts your interest or attention

oddly

adverb

used for saying that something is not what you would expect in a particular situation

off-centre

adjective

unusual or different in a particular way

off-piste

adjective

journalism different or differently from what is usual or expected

one of a kind

used for saying that someone or something is completely different from other people or things

out of the ordinary

unusual, or different

outrageous

adjective

extremely unusual and likely to shock people or make them laugh

quite a/quite some

used before a noun for emphasizing that something is unusual or interesting

rare

adjective

not often seen or found, and therefore admired or valued very much

special

adjective

more than usual

special

adjective

relating to one particular person, group, or area

special

adjective

created for a particular person, purpose, or situation

startling

adjective

surprising, or very unusual

surprising

adjective

unusual, or unexpected

unaccustomed

adjective

unusual

uncommon

adjective

unusual, rare, or not happening often

unconventional

adjective

different from what most people consider to be usual or normal

unheard-of

adjective

something that is unheard-of is very unusual or has never happened before

unique

adjective

not the same as anything or anyone else

uniquely

adverb

in a way that is different from any similar thing or person

unlike

adjective

not typical of a particular person or thing

unlikely

adjective

not typical

unrepresentative

adjective

not typical of other people or things in the same group

untypical

adjective

not usual or normal for a particular type of thing or person

unusual

adjective

not normal, common, or ordinary

unusually

adverb

in a way that is not usual or typical

unwonted

adjective

formal not usual for a particular person or thing and therefore unexpected

with a difference

used for saying that something is more interesting or unusual than other similar things

with attitude

unusual in a way that attracts attention

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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