What is the opposite of usual?

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Adjective
Opposite of of the most normal, frequent, or regular type
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Opposite of well-known or long established
“The obscure reference to a bygone era was as mysterious as it was intriguing.”
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Opposite of something that is usual or standard
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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.”
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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.”
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Opposite of characteristic of, influenced by, or representing a current popular style
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Opposite of behaving in a regular manner
“After almost an hour and a half had passed an unexpected electronic bleep disturbed the silence.”
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Opposite of having received approval
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Opposite of usual for or appropriate to a particular season of the year
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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.”
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Opposite of socially acceptable
“I also let him know that lying was a totally unacceptable thing to do.”
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Opposite of trendy or fashionable
“He wore baggy, rainbow-colored pants that were highly unfashionable.”
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Opposite of exhibiting timeless quality
“The pictures reflect an interest in the ephemeral, impermanent, transient nature of the world.”
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Opposite of chronic
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Opposite of considerable though not outstanding in size or amount
“The guests appear to be disgruntled after having an insufficient amount to eat and drink this evening.”
Adjective
(colloquial) Opposite of used as an intensifier, especially in derogatory contexts
“Admittedly, I was a partial supporter of his philosophies, up until the point where he was exposed as a fraud.”
Noun
(extreme) Opposite of a standard or pattern that is typical or expected
“His campaign would be a debacle, and he would be driven from one extremity to another.”
Noun
(exception) Opposite of a standard or pattern that is typical or expected
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