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not ; not conforming to the type; irregular; abnormal:
atypical behavior; a flower atypical of the species.
Contemporary Examples

His PR in the months leading up to the film has been atypically bizarre and even repellent.
Will Smith’s ‘After Earth’ Is Terrible. Has He Lost His Mojo? Kevin Fallon May 30, 2013

Finally, financial markets have been atypically sanguine and even levelheaded.
Don’t Freak About Oil Prices! Zachary Karabell March 8, 2011

Historical Examples

Benedikt says: “To suppose that an atypically constructed brain can function normally is out of the question.”
Facts And Fictions Of Life Helen H. Gardener

not typical; deviating from or not conforming to type

1847, from a- (2) “not” + typical. Related: Atypically.

atypical a·typ·i·cal (ā-tĭp’ĭ-kəl)
Not corresponding to the normal form or type; not typical.
a·typ’i·cal·ly adv.


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