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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Quality or state of being out of the ordinary; Lack of orthodoxy

Usage examples (34)
  • Wilde was a conventional man: his unconventionality was the very pedantry of convention: never was there a man less an outlaw than he.
  • Many folks make what they are pleased to call unconventionality a mere cloak for selfish disregard of the feelings and tastes of others.
  • Sometimes the effect is a kind of unconventionality not only of the matter, but also of the form, which cannot be learned from anyone.
  • It shows intellectual daring and unconventionality. for more
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