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Atypical - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Atypical' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Atypical [ a.]
- That has no type; devoid of typical character; irregular; unlike the type.

Meaning of 'Atypical' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . atypical [ a]
Meaning (1):
- not representative of a group, class, or type
Example in sentence:
  • a class of atypical mosses;
  • atypical behavior is not the accepted type of response that we expect from children
2 . atypical [ s]
Meaning (2):
- deviating from normal expectations; somewhat odd, strange, or abnormal
Example in sentence:
  • atypical clinical findings;
  • atypical pneumonia;
  • highly irregular behavior;
  • these days large families are atypical

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