unusually


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un·u·su·al

 (ŭn-yo͞o′zho͞o-əl)
adj.
Not usual, common, or ordinary.

un·u′su·al·ly adv.
un·u′su·al·ness n.
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Adv.1.unusually - to a remarkable degree or extent; "she was unusually tall"

unusually

adverb
1. exceptionally, especially, remarkably, extraordinarily, abnormally, uncommonly this year's unusually harsh winter
adjective
1. surprisingly, oddly, strangely, peculiarly, uncommonly Unusually among British prime ministers, he was not a man of natural authority.

unusually

adverb
In a manner or to a degree that is unusual:
Translations
بصورَةٍ غَيْر عادِيَّه
nezvykle
szokatlanul
óvenjulega
nenavadno
alışılmamış

unusually

[ʌnˈjuːʒʊəlɪ] ADV
1. (= unaccustomedly) he arrived unusually latellegó más tarde que de costumbre
the streets were unusually quietlas calles estaban extrañamente silenciosas
unusually for her, she didn't say goodbyeno se despidió, lo cual es raro en ella
2. (= exceptionally) → excepcionalmente, extraordinariamente
this year's unusually harsh winterel invierno excepcionalmente or extraordinariamente riguroso de este año
an unusually gifted manun hombre de excepcional talento, un hombre de un talento poco común or corriente

unusually

[ʌnˈjuːʒuəli] advexceptionnellement, particulièrement

unusually

adv large, quiet, cheerfulungewöhnlich; most unusually, he was lateganz gegen jede Gewohnheit kam er zu spät; unusually for her, she was lateganz gegen ihre Gewohnheit kam sie zu spät; unusually for a big city, it has no cinemaobwohl das für eine Großstadt ungewöhnlich ist, gibt es hier/dort kein Kino

unusually

[ʌnˈjuːʒʊəlɪ] adv (unaccustomedly) → insolitamente; (exceptionally, tall, gifted) → eccezionalmente
most unusually, she was late → fatto molto strano, era in ritardo

unusual

(anˈjuːʒuəl) adjective
not usual; rare; uncommon. It is unusual for him to arrive late; He has an unusual job.
unˈusually adverb
She is unusually cheerful today.
References in classic literature ?
They were all unusually hungry, having waited nearly an hour, and for a minute no one spoke, only a minute, for Jo exclaimed impetuously, "I'm so glad you came before we began
His fists were large and his eyes unusually small, but his voice, as though striving to conceal the power back of his fists, was soft and quiet.
cried Tom, and Ned fancied his chum was unusually eager.
When Edna entered the dining-room one evening a little late, as was her habit, an unusually animated conversation seemed to be going on.
The leaves were unusually agitated; the dangerous rifle fell from its commanding elevation, and after a few moments of vain struggling, the form of the savage was seen swinging in the wind, while he still grasped a ragged and naked branch of the tree with hands clenched in desperation.
asked Jessie, who had been watching her sister with an unusually grave face.
Consider, now, how it must be in the case of four boats all engaging one unusually strong, active, and knowing whale; when owing to these qualities in him, as well as to the thousand concurring accidents of such an audacious enterprise, eight or ten loose second irons may be simultaneously dangling about him.
Seeing now that but a very few moments more would give the Pequod's boats the advantage, and rather than be thus foiled of his game, Derick chose to hazard what to him must have seemed a most unusually long dart, ere the last chance would for ever escape.
So, although the order was fairly given out in Haley's hearing, and carried to Aunt Chloe by at least half a dozen juvenile messengers, that dignitary only gave certain very gruff snorts, and tosses of her head, and went on with every operation in an unusually leisurely and circumstantial manner.
He said he would let Harris go for two francs; and that unless we were unusually timid, he should consider guides and porters unnecessary; it was not customary to take them, when going by telescope, for they were rather an encumbrance than a help.
Jennings, knowing nothing of any change in the patient, went unusually early to bed; her maid, who was one of the principal nurses, was recreating herself in the housekeeper's room, and Elinor remained alone with Marianne.
His mouth certainly looked a good deal compressed, and the lower part of his face unusually stern and square, as the laughing girl gave him this information.