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 (ā-tĭp′ĭ-kəl) also a·typ·ic (-ĭk)
Not conforming to type; unusual or irregular.

a′typ·i·cal′i·ty (-kăl′ĭ-tē) n.
a·typ′i·cal·ly adv.


the quality or condition of being atypical
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Noun1.atypicality - any state that is not typical
abnormalcy, abnormality - an abnormal physical condition resulting from defective genes or developmental deficiencies
typicality - the state of being that is typical
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Supporting characters' descriptions of Pyotor's atypicality border on the stereotypical, but his grandmother injects a needed voice of sensitivity.
Brand extension strategy planning: Empirical estimation of brand-category personality fit and atypicality.
Extending this logic to the current study, counterexemplars may be more memorable among participants whose expectations are disconfirmed by the atypicality of counterexemplars, thus leading to less frequent racial stereotyping on subsequent tasks due to the heightened accessibility of the counter-exemplar.
It provides three composite scores that measure children's total [Behavioral Symptom Index (BSI)], externalizing, and internalizing behavior problems, as well as seven clinical subscales measuring children's hyperactivity, aggression, anxiety, depression, somatization, atypicality, withdrawal, and attention.
Here we report a case of PPPD because of its atypicality and rarity.
The problem of the Gordian knot, where culture, neurological atypicality, and language learning are tied together, is exacerbated by current diagnostic models and parental lack of familiarity with Canadian models of neurological diversity (e.
Clinical scales include items related to aggression, anxiety, attention, atypicality, depression, hyperactivity, somatization, and withdrawal.
Gender atypicality and sexual orientation development among lesbian, gay, and bisexual youth: Prevalences, sex differ ences, and parental responses.
2006), "Childhood Gender Atypicality, Victimization and PTSD among Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Youth," Journal of Interpersonal Violence 21: 1462-1482.
While initial findings pointed to an overt, spinal explanation, careful attention to minute detail led to the correct diagnosis, irrespective of its atypicality.
lt;<Childhood gender atypicality, victimization, and PTSD among lesbian, gay, and bisexual youth >>, Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 21, 1462-1482.
There was no evidence of atypicality or necrosis or mitotic activity (Figure 2).