Definitions

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  • adj. Not ordinary.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not ordinary; not common; unusual.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ ordinary

Examples

  • How 'unordinary' for lack of a better term and how exciting!

    Full Meal Deal

  • Realized again it takes a kind of unordinary courage to be a singer / songwriter.

    connecting*the*dots

  • It is both appropriately somber and modern for the business of healing, and blissfully unordinary as a space for living and renting an apartment.

    Tower Bridges Divergent Styles

  • The gist of this cinematic gem is that an ordinary family wins a rather unordinary prize -- a smart house, complete with a holographic live-in maid who does everything from cleaning to cooking to mothering this single-parent family.

    Katie Hawkes: Smart Phone Phobia: One Millennial's Aversion to Creepy Technology

  • She was not an unordinary child, she came from a large family with lots of kids who were also never spanked, they were not perfect children, but they were disciplined and well-liked, and having “lived” in their house, I could see no other heavy-handed parental shenanigans … and the question I asked myself was “So then … what is wrong with ME that I need to be hit in order to learn?”

    Sticks And Stones | Her Bad Mother

  • That possibility is still being investigated, officials said Saturday, but they noted no unordinary movements by the North's military in recent days.

    Korean Rescuers Search for Survivors

  • Starring Michael Chiklis, who is no stranger to the superhero realm once playing The Thing in the Fantastic Four, he is the head of a slightly unordinary family, because they are in fact superheroes.

    Fused TV: Top 10 TV Pilots We Are Looking Forward To for 2010-2011

  • I have to write an essay on how I could use an ordinary object in an unordinary way.

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: Family Matters

  • On this occasion, she witnessed several experiments of "colours, loadstones, microscopes" and was "full of admiration", although according to Pepys, her dress was "so antic and her deportment so unordinary" that the fellows were made strangely uneasy.

    The Royal Society's lost women scientists

  • Still- a must have for fans of unordinary purples.

    Weekend Beauty - Nail Polish: Dusty Purples

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