unorthodox

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unorthodox

1. Unconventional. Not in conformity with generally accepted standards of care.
2. Bizarre. Unscientific. Irrational.
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Myriad unorthodoxies in both productions gave audiences much to puzzle over.
As we have just seen, Endress himself feels obligated more often than not to put the commonly used term in parentheses after his own unorthodoxies and on occasion even slips back to the conventional usage, as in the case of "flower" vs.
(So much a participant was he that he drove his brother Percival in one session to take a swing at him.) Among many other unorthodoxies, Goodman refused to keep his patients' revelations confidential, feeling that all was grist for shoptalk among friends and fellow therapists.
Right-wing Catholic newsweeklies like The Wanderer continually vilified church leaders with whom they disagreed and sought to enlist Rome in a veritable holy war against perceived unorthodoxies among the shepherds of the faithful.
since World War II," he examines the work of prominent art music composers, and finds parallels in the exploration of unorthodoxies. "Towards a New Reading of Gershwin" is less about the composer than habits of scholarship.