Adjective "atypical" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


Not representative of a type, group, or class.
  1. 'there were somewhat atypical results in May and November'
  2. 'Many of the specimens were examples of typical things, but some were atypical.'
  3. 'Perhaps my recent attack of apathy isn't so atypical after all.'
  4. 'Contrary to its name, atypical depression is one of the most prevalent forms of the disorder.'
  5. 'Such isolated examples would be atypical and quite misleading.'
  6. 'But then again, just about everything about this remarkable woman is atypical.'
  7. 'This was probably one of the best of its kind, but it was by no means atypical.'
  8. 'Except in the most atypical and extreme cases, women are never truly proud of promiscuity.'
  9. 'It was in many ways, an atypical childhood, but he would just look at you blankly if you said that to him.'
  10. 'A liver biopsy may be necessary if the diagnosis is unclear or if there are atypical features.'
  11. 'Persistence of atypical organisms has also been documented after clinical cure.'


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

More examples(as adjective)

"years can be atypical because of freezes."

"ways can be atypical of markets."

"places can be atypical of counties."

"people can be atypical of relations."

"people can be atypical of audiences."

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