unusualness

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

unusual +‎ -ness

Noun[edit]

unusualness (countable and uncountable, plural unusualnesses)

  1. (uncountable) The state or condition of being unusual.
    • Herman Melville, Pierre: or, The Ambiguities
      The pale, inscrutable determinateness, and flinchless intrepidity of Pierre, now began to domineer upon them; for any social unusualness or greatness is sometimes most impressive in the retrospect.
  2. (countable) Something unusual; an aberration.

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