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uncharacteristic

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Unusual or atypical.

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  • adjective Not characteristic
  • adjective Out of character; behavior that is unusual for a given person or thing.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective distinctive and not typical

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Examples

  • Conflict between characters was often generated by having one or both of them behaving in uncharacteristic ways, and the large-scale movements of the fleet itself was often due more to arbitrary factors than any compelling story reasons.

    April 2009

  • A break-up between two major characters is handled in uncharacteristic fashion, and even the climax of the movie has some nice left turns on its way to its inevitable conclusion.

    Barrymore’s “Whip It” is infectious fun » Scene-Stealers

  • Conflict between characters was often generated by having one or both of them behaving in uncharacteristic ways, and the large-scale movements of the fleet itself was often due more to arbitrary factors than any compelling story reasons.

    MIND MELD: If We Ran Battlestar Galactica

  • For example, sometimes we find ourselves acting in uncharacteristic ways, many times unconsciously, just to support an external perception of who we are amongst others that is no longer true to our being.

    Smart Mobs » Blog Archive » State of the Art of Reputation

  • The human was startled to find the Vulcan contemplating her from across the room with an expression of uncharacteristic warmth.

    Dwellers in the Crucible

  • Then, as though realizing his expression was uncharacteristic of the Perry LaSalle we all knew, he blew out his breath and grinned.

    Dave Robicheaux Ebook Boxed Set

  • Then, as though realizing his expression was uncharacteristic of the Perry LaSalle we all knew, he blew out his breath and grinned.

    Jolie Blon’s Bounce

  • Then, as though realizing his expression was uncharacteristic of the Perry LaSalle we all knew, he blew out his breath and grinned.

    Jolie Blon’s Bounce

  • Then, as though realizing his expression was uncharacteristic of the Perry LaSalle we all knew, he blew out his breath and grinned.

    Jolie Blon’s Bounce

  • Then, as though realizing his expression was uncharacteristic of the Perry LaSalle we all knew, he blew out his breath and grinned.

    Dave Robicheaux Ebook Boxed Set

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