[ UK /ʌnkˌæɹɪktəɹˈɪstɪkli/ ]
[ US /ˌənˌkɛɹɪktɝˈɪstɪkɫi/ ]
  1. in uncharacteristic manner
    he was uncharacteristically cool
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How To Use uncharacteristically In A Sentence

  • In a delivery style that was uncharacteristically fluent, he lambasted the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB), describing them as "atavistic" and operating as if they are in the "dark ages". TrinidadExpress Today's News
  • She even was dressed a little like a schoolgirl that evening, he observed, white button-down shirt, uncharacteristically flippy miniskirt, and a backpack slung across her narrow shoulders.
  • Fulmars, uncharacteristically quiet today, sit on their ledges among more splashes of bright pink, cascades of yellow bird's-foot trefoil and the last of the blue spring squill. Country diary: Shetland
  • Owen has been uncharacteristically silent.
  • The film also looks terrific, and uncharacteristically noirish for a Hitchcock film.
  • It was a dramatic change in tone, a contrite president uncharacteristically admitting a major failure.
  • The completely unmoving, unconvincing romance between a wooden Hayden Christensen and an uncharacteristically bland Natalie Portman is only the most obvious clumsiness.
  • At 5:12 a.m. on Wednesday, April 18, 1906, on a clear, uncharacteristically fogless dawn, the San Andreas Fault just offshore from San Francisco snapped like an overloaded tree limb. Colossus
  • He tapped the side of his nose in an uncharacteristically arch gesture.
  • Uncharacteristically, perhaps because the bellyache and the fever distracted him, he sat in the open rather than behind tree cover.
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