Synonyms of unusual


1. unusual (vs. usual), different, extraordinary(predicate), odd, out-of-the-way, peculiar, unaccustomed, unique, uncommon

usage: not usual or common or ordinary; "a scene of unusual beauty"; "a man of unusual ability"; "cruel and unusual punishment"; "an unusual meteorite"

2. strange (vs. familiar), unusual, antic, fantastic, fantastical, grotesque, crazy, curious, funny, odd, peculiar, queer, rum, rummy, singular, eerie, eery, exotic, freaky, gothic, oddish, other, quaint, quaint, weird

usage: being definitely out of the ordinary and unexpected; slightly odd or even a bit weird; "a strange exaltation that was indefinable"; "a strange fantastical mind"; "what a strange sense of humor she has"

3. unusual, uncommon (vs. common)

usage: not commonly encountered; "two-career families are no longer unusual"

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