Nonstandard and Standard


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Nonstandard adjective – Varying from or not adhering to a standard.
Usage example: nonstandard lengths of board

Standard is an antonym for nonstandard.
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Standard adjective – Accepted, used, or practiced by most people.
Usage example: standard procedure

Nonstandard is an antonym for standard in custom topic.
Nearby Words: standardize, standardise, standardized, standardised, standardization
Antonyms for Standard
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  • Video Game / Shin Megami Tensei IV Nonstandard Game Over: If you die, Charon offers you the opportunity to come back by paying him instead of triggering the standard Game Over by waiting in line for the afterlife.
  • Nonstandard Game Over: So many of them that they end up becoming standard anyway.
  • Video Game / Final Fantasy VII Standard Status Effects: Poison, petrify, silence... and then you get decidedly nonstandard status effects like freeze.
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Standard or Nonstandard. 2016. Accessed May 19, 2022.

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