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Definition of unconventional adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



/ˌʌnkənˈvɛnʃənl/ unconventional pronunciation American
(often approving)
not following what is done or considered normal or acceptable by most people; different and interesting
synonym unorthodoxan unconventional approach to the problemunconventional viewsThe magazine describes him as having unconventional good looks. antonym conventional unconventionality
/ˌʌnkənˌvɛnʃəˈnæləi/ unconventionality pronunciation American
noun [uncountable]
/ˌʌnkənˈvɛnʃənəli/ unconventionally pronunciation American
adverbHe dresses unconventionally.