uncustomary


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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.
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.
Several politicians from the Green Party and the pro-business Liberal Party, with whom the Christian Democrats tried to form a government, raised questions over whether Merkel was the right fit for Germany's rapidly shifting political landscape, in which smaller, consensus-seeking"Volksparteien" (people's parties) are in decline and uncustomary alliances among parties like theirs are the future.
He called the charges "unreasonable, uncustomary and even predatory," and described how the ophthalmology center he visited the next day provided him more comprehensive care at a fraction of the price.
In Hamilton's corner will be the now uncustomary sight of his father Anthony after he arrived in the Hungaroring paddock yesterday.
The vote and the uncustomary speed with which the House processed the agreement are likely to spark protests by Egyptians opposed to the deal, as well as lead to potentially destabilizing legal battles between the legislative branch of government and the judiciary after a court ruled against the islands transfer in January.
You never sensed Dublin were in danger but they did have some uncustomary wides and failed to put daylight between the sides until fairly late on.
Multiracial peoples may have echoed the paternalism of British officials in their demands for recognition, but they deployed politics of the uncustomary on their own terms and against colonial categories (149).
retreat with an uncustomary snack in a far corner reading a book.
Finding it difficult to negotiate the bioptome through inferior vena cava, that is usually uncustomary, it was decided to use mullein sheath at first stance.