What is the opposite of standard?

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Adjective
Opposite of used or accepted as normal or average
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“The narrative uses an unconventional method to describe the change in the protagonist.”
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Opposite of of recognized authority
“The unofficial action began early in the morning when pickets were placed outside the station.”
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Opposite of used or accepted broadly
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Opposite of not special or different in any way
“We were loved and cherished by extraordinary teachers, with whom I remained friends with in later life.”
Adjective
Opposite of of a satisfactory or acceptable quality
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Opposite of having no strong positive or negative features
“The politician's speech was dramatic and struck a chord with those who had attended his rally.”
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Opposite of fixed or arranged in advance
“They may trap you for several years on a variable rate which could prove expensive in the long run.”
Adjective
Opposite of tolerably acceptable in standard
“Our customers know they can depend on us to maximize their resources and deliver a superior level of support.”
Adjective
Opposite of following the established standards of behavior or manners
“His mother advised that it was inappropriate for him to not wear a morning suit or a lounge suit.”
Adjective
Opposite of behaving in a regular manner
“After almost an hour and a half had passed an unexpected electronic bleep disturbed the silence.”
Adjective
Opposite of known but specified in a general and nonexplicit sense
“He left seeking yet another unrecognized area of research.”
Adjective
Opposite of suitable or moderately good
“These personal attacks are unfitting for a person of his stature and unacceptable for a world leader.”
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Opposite of accepted as being accurate and authoritative
Adjective
Opposite of free from error
“She admitted that parts of her statement were incorrect and acknowledged providing false evidence at the inquiry.”
Noun
Opposite of a required or agreed level of quality or attainment
“We are worried about the unimportance placed on safety regulations in this current workspace.”
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Opposite of a principle or standard by which something may be judged or decided
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(usually used in plural form "essentials") Opposite of a fundamental element or characteristic
“Frankly, I find the minutia of everyday life much more interesting than the glaring important life-changing events that shape our lives.”
Noun
Opposite of a standard by which something is judged or compared
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Opposite of a person or thing regarded as precious or special
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Opposite of moral principles that govern the conduct of a person or organization
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Opposite of an indication of the degree of something, or the standard for which others will be compared to
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Opposite of a high standard by which others are measured
Noun
Opposite of an original model
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Opposite of an ideal example of someone or something
“Since stagnation is the antithesis of growth, it is also the antithesis of life.”
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Opposite of a rule used to determine one's choices
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(usually used in plural form "values") Opposite of principles or standards of behavior
“A terrible vice that some people have is gambling.”
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Opposite of a noteworthy accomplishment or achievement
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Opposite of an arrangement or design serving as a model for comparable objects
“The KF5 is an excellent tank, but some felt that the airflow was a massive deviation from past models.”
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Opposite of a standard or pattern that is typical or expected
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Opposite of the best or most ideal of its kind
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Opposite of something or someone that serves as a pattern of behavior to be imitated
“As a franchise consultant, he was a great advocate of the proven systems and processes established by McDonald's.”
Noun
Opposite of an individual rule as part of a system of law or religious doctrine
“Mr. Wizard was arrested for practicing wizardry, a crime worthy of certain damnation in most parts.”
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