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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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#45443nontraditional
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How to use unconventional in a sentence?

  1. Luke Ming Flanagan:

    Should it become necessary to further address risks of too prolonged a period of low inflation, the Governing Council is unanimous in its commitment to using additional unconventional instruments within its mandate.

  2. Moshe Patel:

    The Arrow-3 is designed for long-range threats, as well as unconventional threats, we are aiming for 100 percent success rate.

  3. Stanley Fischer:

    One possible concern about our unconventional policies has eased recently, as the Federal Reserve's normalization tools proved effective in raising the federal funds rate following our December meeting, of course issues may yet arise during normalization that could call for adjustments to our tools, and we stand ready to do that.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.


Translations for unconventional

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

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