Difference between unusual and mystifying
- not commonly encountered
- being definitely out of the ordinary and unexpected; slightly odd or even a bit weird
- not usual or common or ordinary
Other unusual finds include a couple of chinchillas and 16 dogs that had been left in the Louisiana State University Medical Center, Bafalis says.
An unusual colour for me, since my dad had brown eyes and my mum had greeny blue.
Having worked himself into this ridiculous kind of phrensy, which lasted, perhaps, from twenty to thirty seconds, he suddenly discontinued it, and suffered his features to relax into their natural form; but the motion of his head seemed to have so stupified him, as indeed it well might, that there remained an unusual vacancy and a drowsy stare upon his countenance for some time afterward.
- of an obscure nature
Among the expedients resorted to in exploiting a scientific fraud, mystifying lingo is one of the commonest, and in this he was an adept.
But what I find mystifying is why the Attorney General and the people at the Justice Department and the White House risk charges of perjury and contempt of Congress by trying to cover up their political motives behind the firings.
It struck me that the practice of Thaipusam should not seem that mystifying for anyone who endures a crisis of conscience.