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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Unusual  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  unusual 
  adj  1:  not  usual  or  common  or  ordinary;  "a  scene  of  unusual 
  beauty";  "a  man  of  unusual  ability";  "cruel  and 
  unusual  punishment";  "an  unusual  meteorite"  [ant:  {usual}] 
  2:  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"  [syn:  {strange}]  [ant:  {familiar}] 
  3:  not  commonly  encountered;  "two-career  families  are  no  longer 
  unusual" 




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