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Not adhering to convention; out of the ordinary.

un′con·ven′tion·al′i·ty (-shə-năl′ĭ-tē) n.
un′con·ven′tion·al·ly adv.
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Adv.1.unconventionally - in an unconventional mannerunconventionally - in an unconventional manner; "she always behaves rather unconventionally"
conventionally - in a conventional manner; "he usually behaves rather conventionally"


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Browning's favorite heroes and heroines, it should be added, are men and women much like himself, of strong will and decisive power of action, able to take the lead vigorously and unconventionally and to play controlling parts in the drama of life.
They have a contrarian approach to investing that produces unconventionally strong results.
The model we are using is something that could be applied in any country - it's just a different way of thinking about football and trying to do things unconventionally.
In fact, MCI engineers occasionally devise some unconventionally tough tests.
This map shows wells that have been drilled both unconventionally and conventionally.
It's unconventionally hard, and we're going to support you unconventionally because of it.
The 39-year-old from South Wales looked suave in a navy suit as he walked down the unconventionally black carpet with stars Bryan Cranston, Elizabeth Olsen and Aaron Taylor-Johnson on Thursday.
According to reports, Apple "might just shake things up" doing thins unconventionally.
The new exploration company's CEO is uncharacteristically and unconventionally approached by a Nevadan Mexican-Native American woman who's skills, from a sordid and seedy past, are potentially useful in addressing the elaborate, inter-connected, proposed catapulting of the world's largest gold discovery onto the world stage.
With characters well and truly rediscovered, when it came to working on the new album, the band started unconventionally.
He hoped to reach his father's homeland a little unconventionally.
There was a real mix in terms of the audience, and a community grew out of the desire to express oneself unconventionally.