uncharacteristically


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un·char·ac·ter·is·tic

 (ŭn′kăr-ək-tə-rĭs′tĭk)
adj.
Unusual or atypical: an uncharacteristic display of anger.

un′char·ac·ter·is′ti·cal·ly adv.

uncharacteristically

(ˌʌnkærɪktəˈrɪstɪkəlɪ)
adv
in a manner that is not typical or usual
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.uncharacteristically - in uncharacteristic manner; "he was uncharacteristically cool"
characteristically - in characteristic manner; "he arrived characteristically late"
Translations

uncharacteristically

[ˌʌnkærɪktəˈrɪstɪklɪ] ADV uncharacteristically rude/generousde una grosería/generosidad inusitada
to behave uncharacteristicallycomportarse de manera inusual

uncharacteristically

[ˌʌnkærɪktəˈrɪstɪkəli] adv
He has been uncharacteristically silent → Il est resté anormalement silencieux.
Uncharacteristically for Kevin, he decided to have a snooze → Kevin décida de piquer un petit somme, ce qui était inattendu de sa part.

uncharacteristically

advauf uncharakteristische or untypische Weise; she was uncharacteristically silentsie war ungewöhnlich still für ihre Verhältnisse
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