Definition of unorthodox in English:
Contrary to what is usual, traditional, or accepted; not orthodox: he frequently upset other scholars with his unorthodox views
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- I came up with matching words such as distinct, novel, unconventional, unorthodox.
- They will be in all sorts of places, orthodox and unorthodox, and there will be lots to choose from.
- Britten N. Lay views of drugs and medicines: orthodox and unorthodox accounts.
unconventional, unusual, uncommon, unwonted, out of the ordinary, radical, revolutionary, nonconformist, irregular, offbeat, off-centre, avant-garde, original, new, novel, fresh, eccentric, exotic, Bohemian, alternative, idiosyncratic, abnormal, extreme, divergent, aberrant, anomalous, bizarre, outlandish, perverse
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- I will quote two of Finster's own unorthodoxly spelled and badly grammared word-filled paintings, and then show what the Smithsonian did.
- I smiled politely; I'd definitely wanted to meet the man that could compose something so romantic, especially so unorthodoxly.
- But soon the seemingly random lines began to come together into shapes and then objects, though unorthodoxly done.
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- As Europe became exceedingly religious and superstitious, alchemists began to cloak their work in symbolism and mystery - after all, if no one could discern their purpose, they could not be accused of unorthodoxy.
- All of this expresses very well a necessary order and a determinate process, but one into which freedom, unorthodoxy and the sphere of the gratuitous and spontaneous cannot penetrate.
- Listeners to Lionel Blue's Thought for the Day on Radio 4's Today will be familiar with the rabbi's brand of affability, generosity, unorthodoxy, humour and homespun wisdom.
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