uncustomary

Related to uncustomary: uncustomarily

uncustomary

(ʌnˈkʌstəmərɪ; -təmrɪ)
adj
not in accordance with custom or habitual practice
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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.
"You shall catch it for this, my gentleman, when you get home!" 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.
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.
We were not on the money today and even in the first half there was uncustomary missed pick-ups, missed touches, missed dropped balls, poor handpasses, Jesus there was a litany of stuff that we normally do very well but which we had to work twice as hard to do any way half right today.
Farrell made three uncustomary kicking errors as lethargic Saracens struggled to make any impact.
He went on about it, which was so uncustomary for him, I began to wonder if there was something extra in the iced tea we were drinking.
There was always such a joy in focusing for Nancarrow when one of his uniquely placed lighting fixtures (like far-cycs on the lighting bridge) was turned on and created exactly what he had envisioned, leading him to exclaim his design victory in his low tone full-bellied, "A-ha!" As electricians, we willingly rigged lights for him in unusual or uncustomary locations because we knew he had thought through every paintbrush stroke of light he had plotted, and although we might not understand at the time why it was there, we waited with great enthusiasm to see what magic would unfold as a result.
'The purpose of this Publication is thus to re-affirm the previous Publications in the Daily Graphic, announcing and confirming the valid appointment of Ebenezer Mensah Laryea as the Regent of Katamansu and also to reiterate once again the fact that Nii Laryea Afotey-Agbo, whose purported appointment is both uncustomary and unlawful, is neither the 'Caretaker Chief or Regent of Katamansu.
Retallick wasn't able to hit similar heights in Dublin, making a couple of uncustomary errors, but he is the heartbeat of this All Blacks team, a multi-skilled forward who is regarded by many as the best player on the planet the moment.
Nevertheless, this was an uncustomary climb-down, another small but not insignificant sign that the leadership's authority is no longer as impenetrable as it once was, and that the mood of councillors had been misjudged.
The BBC's Evan Davis, ever a pacific host, snapped in an uncustomary manner: "You're being mildly disingenuous on this."
With five minutes to play keeper Johnny Murdoch made an uncustomary mistake, dropping an easy catch at the feet of former Shotts man Paul Burns.