noun see unconventional

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • unconventionality — index exception (exclusion), informality, nonconformity, quirk (idiosyncrasy) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton …   Law dictionary

  • unconventionality — unconventional ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not based on or conforming to what is generally done or believed. DERIVATIVES unconventionality noun unconventionally adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • unconventionality — /un keuhn ven sheuh nal i tee/, n., pl. unconventionalities for 2. 1. disregard for convention; the state or quality of being inconsistent with customs, rules, etc.; originality. 2. something unconventional, as an act. [1850 55; UN 1 +… …   Universalium

  • unconventionality — noun The state of being unconventional …   Wiktionary

  • unconventionality — n. not conforming to the conventional, nonconformism; something that is not conventional …   English contemporary dictionary

  • unconventionality — un·conventionality …   English syllables

  • unconventionality — /ʌnkənˌvɛnʃənˈæləti/ (say unkuhn.venshuhn aluhtee) noun (plural unconventionalities) 1. disregard for or freedom from rules and precedents; originality. 2. something unconventional, as an act …   Australian English dictionary

  • unconventionality — noun 1. originality by virtue of being unconventional • Ant: ↑conventionality • Derivationally related forms: ↑unconventional • Hypernyms: ↑originality 2. unorthodoxy by virtue of being unconventional • …   Useful english dictionary

  • Unconformity — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Unconformity >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 nonconformity nonconformity &c. 82 Sgm: N 1 unconformity unconformity disconformity Sgm: N 1 unconventionality unconventionality informality abnormity abnormality anomaly …   English dictionary for students

  • conventionality — noun 1. conformity with conventional thought and behavior • Derivationally related forms: ↑conventional • Hypernyms: ↑conformity, ↑conformism 2. unoriginality as a result of being too conventional • Ant: ↑unconventionality …   Useful english dictionary

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