What is the opposite of classic?

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Adjective
Opposite of very typical of its kind
“The child psychiatrist reassured Mrs. Keaton that playing doctor was not atypical behavior for a child of Alex's young age.”
Adjective
Opposite of exhibiting timeless quality
“The pictures reflect an interest in the ephemeral, impermanent, transient nature of the world.”
Adjective
Opposite of judged over a period of time to be of the highest quality and outstanding of its kind
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Poor restoration work has taken away from the beauty of the dome.”
Adjective
Opposite of characteristic of a particular person or thing
“The original description from an obviously macerated specimen mentions some morphological features uncharacteristic of this species.”
Adjective
Opposite of elegant or stylish in an understated way
“The man wore an ostentatious cheap suit and brandished what must have been a chair leg.”
Adjective
Opposite of has been in possession or usage over a long period
“Our new winter collection is going to be bigger and better this year.”
Adjective
Opposite of not reprehensible, blameless, without blame
Adjective
Opposite of free from flaws, defects or errors
Adjective
Opposite of marked by having a basic or uncomplicated form
“Quite frankly, I think the occasion does call for an outlandish and overtly fancy outfit.”
Adjective
(of a person's work) Opposite of expert or accomplished
“It was slightly tatty around the edges, with grubby window frames and slapdash paintwork.”
Adjective
Opposite of capable of being imitated or copied
Adjective
Opposite of graceful and stylish in appearance or manner
“Cal snorted in an extremely unladylike and inelegant way before she spoke to her girlfriend.”
Adjective
Opposite of being the most suitable
“The novel is designed for adolescent children but is unsuitable for kids in the younger age bracket.”
Adjective
Opposite of from, or reminiscent of, an earlier time or era
Adjective
Opposite of traditionally, or generally, recognized and accepted
“One must be wary of the quack doctor who treats his patients using unfamiliar techniques.”
Adjective
Opposite of of recognized authority
“The unofficial action began early in the morning when pickets were placed outside the station.”
Adjective
Opposite of grand or grandiose in scale or intention
Adjective
Opposite of being the most representative model of
“While it bears no resemblance to the actual Big Ben clock tower by stealing the famous landmark's name, this clock effectively conveys what it's all about.”
Adjective
Opposite of being the only one of its kind
“The artist used several generic techniques to create a highly typical painting.”
Adjective
Opposite of being the authoritative or definitive source of, or reference for
Adjective
Opposite of deserving to be remembered forever
Noun
Opposite of a work of art of recognized and established value
“The piece was remembered as a failure and a catalyst for change in artistic flair and style.”
Noun
Opposite of someone or something that is the most perfect type or example
“Lang drives home the point that modern warfare is almost the very antithesis of justice.”
Noun
Opposite of an unrivaled or matchless person or thing
Noun
Opposite of the apex or pinnacle of something
Noun
Opposite of a person or thing viewed as a model of excellence
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