Definitions

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  • adj. Not habitual; uncustomary.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ habitual

Examples

  • Genius, in truth, means little more than the faculty of perceiving in an unhabitual way.

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  • My gratitude sped to the Lord, whose sole guidance I perceived in my visit to Nantu and my walk by the unhabitual route of the debris-filled lot.

    Autobiography of a Yogi

  • I perceived in my visit to Nantu and my walk by the unhabitual route of the debris-filled lot.

    Autobiography of a Yogi

  • The author has no right to expect of us an act so unhabitual, we very poignantly feel.

    The Certain Hour

  • But even this device may fail, and when you finally do compel direct quotation, you can not be certain of its reliability, for it was too extraordinary for the witness to quote directly, and the extraordinary and unhabitual is always unsafe.

    Criminal Psychology: a manual for judges, practitioners, and students

  • What was the cause of Smith's outbreak of very unhabitual irritation with Strahan on the occasion alluded to in this letter, I cannot say, nor probably does it in the least matter.

    Life of Adam Smith

  • The solid meaning of life is always the same eternal thing, -- the marriage, namely, of some unhabitual ideal, however special, with some fidelity, courage, and endurance; with some man's or woman's pains.

    Talks To Teachers On Psychology; And To Students On Some Of Life's Ideals

  • For there will be an element of habitual and legitimate custom even in the most unhabitual and detestable things that can be done at all.

    The Note-Books of Samuel Butler

  • "Genius means little more than the faculty of perceiving in an unhabitual way."

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