What is the opposite of common?

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Opposite of having ordinary, or no special, characteristics
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“He bought himself an unconventional solar-powered car out of concern for the environment.”
Opposite of occurring on a regular basis
“He was dedicated to his work, but would sometimes have a rare lapse in concentration.”
Opposite of mutual or held in common by many
“There is a rare belief held by some that the earth is flat.”
Opposite of pertaining to a collective
“Both parties were only interested in furthering their personal agendas.”
Opposite of used by a number of people as a group
“Rooms with private bathrooms at the hostel would cost more than those without.”
Opposite of having low social or economic rank
“The aristocratic folk lacked empathy for the working class, whose plight they could never envisage for themselves.”
(of behavior) Opposite of lacking in refinement
“Your refined etiquette during dinner last night certainly impressed my parents.”
Opposite of easily found or obtainable
“The seabeach amaranth is a rare plant that is a threatened species.”
Opposite of average, or below average, in quality
“It was an exceptional performance with outstanding qualities.”
(of an object) Opposite of low in quality
“It was a high-quality work of art made from the most exquisite of materials.”
Opposite of so often used that it has become repetitive and tiresome
“In what has become an industry of old clichés, Coach Graham gave a rare and fresh interview that encapsulates his team's success.”
Opposite of traditionally, or generally, recognized and accepted
“One must be wary of the quack doctor who treats his patients using unfamiliar techniques.”
Opposite of unanimous or undivided
“All judges were asked to vote, but the panel was divided in their deliberation for a resounding winner.”
Opposite of tending to favor established ideas, conditions, or institutions
Opposite of held by, or applicable to, a majority of the people in an area or country
“It may be an unpopular opinion, but I think that summer is by far the worst season of the four.”
Opposite of of an acceptable or satisfactory standard
“Standards are above average, but achievement is poor as a result of unsatisfactory teaching and attendance.”
Opposite of average in amount, intensity, quality, or degree
“We have great respect for them as a company.”
Opposite of used, done, or happening on a habitual basis
“Sometimes my usual hairstylist goes on vacation, and I have to resort to my backup hairdresser.”
Opposite of having received approval
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