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 (ā-tĭp′ĭ-kəl) also a·typ·ic (-ĭk)
Not conforming to type; unusual or irregular.

a′typ·i·cal′i·ty (-kăl′ĭ-tē) n.
a·typ′i·cal·ly adv.


the quality or condition of being atypical
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Noun1.atypicality - any state that is not typical
abnormalcy, abnormality - an abnormal physical condition resulting from defective genes or developmental deficiencies
typicality - the state of being that is typical
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Thus, the impulse to use experimental typography to represent some kind of atypicality is tied to the history of writing interfaces and printing.
Given the aforementioned uniqueness and atypicality of the two candidates, the case study approach is appropriate for this study.
However, trophoblastic tissue in an early gestation is limited in amount, and although a certain degree of cytologic atypia may exist, marked atypicality seen in choriocarcinoma should be not present.
The Court's atypicality threatens the relevance of normative theory that takes the Court as its model or its intended target.
Atypicality of genitals was defined as relative to the gender of rearing before reconstructive surgery.
Biopsy of subcutaneous nodules was performed, and histopathologic examination showed hyperplasia of spindle cells with a lesser degree of nuclear atypicality and necrosis [Figure 1]g1 and [Figure 1]g2.
Textual atypicality thus occurs when superficial textual details, whose fragmented nature not only violates typical categorizations but also lacks contextual information redundancy, cannot be "translated" into propositions or when these same propositions fail to connect by means either of explicit conditional relationships or of information retrieved from memory.
Brand extension strategy planning: Empirical estimation of brand-category personality fit and atypicality. Journal of Marketing Research, 47, 335-347.
(MHRR has moved back and forth from among rhetoric and composition, technical and professional writing, scientific/medical rhetoric, genre studies, discourse community studies, disability studies, neurorhetorics, rhetorics of atypicality, and even "rhetorics of madness.")
plaintiff could not show atypicality and significance because the
Supporting characters' descriptions of Pyotor's atypicality border on the stereotypical, but his grandmother injects a needed voice of sensitivity.
Donald Jud and James Frew, "Atypicality and the Natural Vacancy Rate Hypothesis," AREUEA Journal 18, no.