Conventional and Unconventional


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Conventional adjective – Accepted, used, or practiced by most people.
Usage example: conventional wisdom holds that an incumbent president has an overwhelming advantage over his opponent

Unconventional is an antonym for conventional in topics: unoriginal, common.
Nearby Words: convention, conventionality, conventionally, conventionalism, conventionalist
Antonyms for Conventional


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Unconventional adjective – Deviating from commonly accepted beliefs or practices.
Usage example: the Shakers acquired their name because of their unconventional practice of dancing with shaking movements during worship

Conventional is an antonym for unconventional in odd topic.
Nearby Word: unconventionally
Antonyms for Unconventional
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Things that words describes

manner conventional manner unconventional manner
approach conventional approach unconventional approach
hero conventional hero unconventional hero
style conventional style unconventional style
Other nouns: relationship, training, form, system, means, use, way, example, method, game, tactics, thinking, weapon, version, warfare, rules, attacks, methods, ideas, instruments, weapons, enemies, forms.

Both words in one sentence

  • Ranger They were trained by the 75th Ranger Regiment to operate in conventional/unconventional warfare.
    Source: Ranger
  • Bunny-Ears Lawyer: The "Conventional/Unconventional" stat measures exactly how long your bunny ears are.
  • Video Game / Mana Khemia: Alchemists of Al-Revis Muppy uses his spaceship, and all the conventional weaponry that it might entail... and some more unconventional ones.
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Unconventional or Conventional. 2016. Accessed May 19, 2022.

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