uncustomary


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uncustomary

(ʌnˈkʌstəmərɪ; -təmrɪ)
adj
not in accordance with custom or habitual practice
References in classic literature ?
burst in female accents from the human heap--those of the unhappy partner of the man whose clumsiness had caused the mishap; she happened also to be his recently married wife, in which assortment there was nothing unusual at Trantridge as long as any affection remained between wedded couples; and, indeed, it was not uncustomary in their later lives, to avoid making odd lots of the single people between whom there might be a warm understanding.
Batterbury too much for him, and would have been driven, for the first time in his practice of art, to the uncustomary and uncourtly resource of absolutely painting a genuine likeness.
On one day in that week the nurse returned in a state of most uncustomary excitement from an errand on which Agnes had sent her.
I recognize the hermeneutical guideline to keep the main thing as the main thing and am aware of the possibility of misinterpreting or overstating the primary issues of the parable by focusing on its details (which some consider an uncustomary or "improper" way of approaching the parable).
They went right and King atoned for his earlier, uncustomary mistake by expertly drawing Gopperth before sending No.
In these new circumstances, the tried and true clinical attitude so effective in war and conflict is too reactive for uncustomary mission sets categorized as health improvement programs.
The Bulgarian's outstanding athleticism and instinctive court-craft were in stark contrast to Murray's uncustomary flat-footedness and inconsistent ground-strokes.
However, the report mentioned that given his uncustomary struggles on clay in the buildup to Roland Garros, he is sharing the favourite tag with world No.
Despite the embellishments, bouquets of delicate flowers, sequins, lace and ruffles, she showed a restraint uncustomary in the local fashion scene.
Acting with uncustomary speed, the Vatican expelled a New Jersey man from the priesthood for repeatedly defying a lifetime ban on ministry to children.
The uncustomary garb served as a camouflage of sorts for Kessler.