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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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