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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.

uncharacteristic

(ˌʌnkærɪktəˈrɪstɪk)
adj
not typical or usual

un•char•ac•ter•is•tic

(ˌʌn kær ək təˈrɪs tɪk)
adj.
not characteristic; not typical; unusual.
[1750–55]
un`char•ac•ter•is′ti•cal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.uncharacteristic - distinctive and not typical; "a book uncharacteristic of its author"
atypical, untypical - not representative of a group, class, or type; "a group that is atypical of the target audience"; "a class of atypical mosses"; "atypical behavior is not the accepted type of response that we expect from children"
characteristic - typical or distinctive; "heard my friend's characteristic laugh"; "red and gold are the characteristic colors of autumn"; "stripes characteristic of the zebra"

uncharacteristic

adjective unusual, atypical, uncommon, out of the ordinary, unrepresentative an uncharacteristic lack of modesty
Translations

uncharacteristic

[ˌʌnkæræktəˈrɪstɪk] ADJ [hostility, politeness etc] → inusitado, nada típico
to be uncharacteristic of sthser inusitado en algo
to be uncharacteristic of sbno ser propio de algn
it's very uncharacteristic of herno es nada propio de ella

uncharacteristic

[ˌʌnkærɪktəˈrɪstɪk] adjcontraire à ses habitudes
It was uncharacteristic of her father to disappear like this → C'était contraire aux habitudes de son père de disparaître ainsi.
an uncharacteristic lack of modesty → un manque de pudeur contraire à ses habitudes

uncharacteristic

adjuncharakteristisch, untypisch (of für); such rudeness is uncharacteristic of himes ist gar nicht seine Art, so unhöflich zu sein; with uncharacteristic enthusiasm/modestymit (für ihn/sie etc) völlig untypischer Begeisterung/Bescheidenheit

uncharacteristic

[ʌnˌkærəktəˈrɪstɪk] adj (generosity, behaviour) → insolito/a
that's uncharacteristic of him → non è (una cosa) da lui
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