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ATYPICAL

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does atypical mean? 

ATYPICAL (adjective)
  The adjective ATYPICAL has 2 senses:

1. not representative of a group, class, or type
2. deviating from normal expectations; somewhat odd, strange, or abnormal

  Familiarity information: ATYPICAL used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ATYPICAL (adjective)


Sense 1atypical [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Not representative of a group, class, or type

Synonyms:

atypical; untypical

Context examples:

a group that is atypical of the target audience / a class of atypical mosses / atypical behavior is not the accepted type of response that we expect from children

Similar:

unrepresentative (not exemplifying a class)

Also:

uncharacteristic; uncharacteristic of (distinctive and not typical)

abnormal (not normal; not typical or usual or regular or conforming to a norm)

Attribute:

typicality (the state of being that is typical)

Antonym:

typical (exhibiting the qualities or characteristics that identify a group or kind or category)


Sense 2atypical [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Deviating from normal expectations; somewhat odd, strange, or abnormal

Synonyms:

atypical; irregular

Context examples:

these days large families are atypical / atypical clinical findings / atypical pneumonia / highly irregular behavior

Similar:

abnormal (not normal; not typical or usual or regular or conforming to a norm)


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