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.”
Adjective
Opposite of of recognized authority
“The unofficial action began early in the morning when pickets were placed outside the station.”
Adjective
Opposite of often observed or encountered
“His presence may be rare, but his message has resonated within our community for years.”
Adjective
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 having no strong positive or negative features
“The politician's speech was dramatic and struck a chord with those who had attended his rally.”
Adjective
Opposite of something that is usual or standard
Adjective
Opposite of fixed or arranged in advance
Adjective
Opposite of of an acceptable or satisfactory standard
“Standards are above average, but achievement is poor as a result of unsatisfactory teaching and attendance.”
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 traditions of refined society and good taste
“His mother advised that it was inappropriate for him to not wear a morning suit or a lounge suit.”
Adjective
Opposite of known but specified in a general and nonexplicit sense
“He left seeking yet another unrecognized area of research.”
Adjective
Opposite of having received approval
Adjective
Opposite of main or important, especially in terms of consumption
Adjective
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.”
Adjective
Opposite of carried out using a planned, ordered procedure
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.”
Noun
(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 principle or standard by which something may be judged or decided
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Opposite of an indication of the degree of something, or the standard for which others will be compared to
Noun
Opposite of a high standard by which others are measured
Noun
Opposite of a standard or pattern, especially of social behaviour, that is typical or expected
Noun
Opposite of an ideal example of someone or something
“Since stagnation is the antithesis of growth, it is also the antithesis of life.”
Noun
Opposite of an original model
Noun
Opposite of a rule used to determine one's choices
Noun
(usually used in plural form "values") Opposite of principles or standards of behavior
“A terrible vice that some people have is gambling.”
Noun
Opposite of what is typical of a group, class, or series
Noun
Opposite of a perfect example of its kind
Noun
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 a person or thing regarded as precious or special
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