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Meaning of UNUSUAL

Pronunciation:  un'yoozhooul

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  not commonly encountered; "two-career families are no longer unusual"
  2. [adj]  not usual or common or ordinary; "a scene of unusual beauty"; "a man of unusual ability"; "cruel and unusual punishment"; "an unusual meteorite"
  3. [adj]  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"

UNUSUAL is a 7 letter word that starts with U.


 Synonyms: antic, crazy, curious, different, eerie, eery, exotic, extraordinary(p), fantastic, fantastical, freaky, funny, gothic, grotesque, odd, oddish, other, out-of-the-way, peculiar, quaint, queer, rum, rummy, singular, strange, unaccustomed, uncommon, unique, weird
 Antonyms: familiar, usual



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Un*u"su*al\, a.
Not usual; uncommon; rare; as, an unusual season; a person of
unusual grace or erudition. -- {Un*u"su*al*ly}, adv. --
{Un*u"su*al*ness}, n.