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Synonyms for unconventional
ˌʌn kənˈvɛn ʃə nlun·con·ven·tion·al

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  1. unconventionaladjective

    not conforming to accepted rules or standards

    "her unconventional dress and hair style"

    Synonyms:
    unlawful, improper

    Antonyms:
    stodgy, white-bread, straight, conventional, unimaginative, received, customary, stereotypic, regular, formulaic, stuffy, button-down, square, conservative, stereotypical, stereotyped, buttoned-down

  2. unconventionaladjective

    not conventional or conformist

    "unconventional life styles"

    Synonyms:
    unlawful, improper

    Antonyms:
    square, conventional, conservative, stodgy, formulaic, unimaginative, customary, straight, stereotypical, stuffy, stereotyped, received, stereotypic, white-bread, buttoned-down, regular, button-down

  3. improper, unconventional, unlawfuladjective

    not conforming to legality, moral law, or social convention

    "an unconventional marriage"; "improper banking practices"

    Synonyms:
    wrongful, illicit, outlaw(a), improper, outlawed, unlawful, wrong, illegitimate

    Antonyms:
    button-down, stodgy, unimaginative, received, square, stuffy, straight, stereotypical, conservative, formulaic, regular, stereotyped, buttoned-down, stereotypic, customary, conventional, white-bread

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How to use unconventional in a sentence?

  1. Chief Executive Officer Scott Sheffield:

    Tim's strategic thinking and depth of experience was critical to our efforts to transform the company into a leading developer of U.S. onshore unconventional resources.

  2. Amin Nasser:

    We plan to invest more than $300 billion over the coming decade to reinforce our pre-eminent position in oil, maintain our spare oil production capacity, and pursue a large exploration and production program centering on conventional and unconventional gas resources.

  3. John Cornyn:

    I am glad he is considering retaliatory action, because we have seen that red lines that go on in forest just encourage further provocative action by Assad. So, it is unconventional to be sure. Something I doubt any other president would have done.

  4. Kedron Bardwell:

    That was really, really smart because most candidates aren't doing events where the candidate isn't the highlight but a side detail, it burnishes his credentials as unconventional and focuses on value issues and family and he did it in a way that is nonthreatening. It was almost like a circus.

  5. Kedron Bardwell:

    I absolutely think that Carson could win Iowa, it's more likely if the Trump balloon deflates, a lot of those people who are primed to hear stuff that is unconventional will move to another candidate that is not a politician and Carson would be the main beneficiary.

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Translations for unconventional

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  • unkonventionellGerman
  • poco convencionalSpanish
  • epätavallinen, epätavanomainenFinnish
  • non conventionnelFrench
  • לא קונבנציונאליHebrew
  • konvenciókhoz nem ragaszkodóHungarian
  • non convenzionaleItalian
  • oryginalnyPolish
  • neconvențional, atipicRomanian
  • нетрадиционный, атипичный, нешаблонный, нетипичный, нестандартный, необычныйRussian
  • alışılmadıkTurkish
  • غیر روایتیUrdu
  • độc đáoVietnamese
  • 非传统的Chinese

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