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unconventional in Sociology topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishunconventionalun‧con‧ven‧tion‧al /ˌʌnkənˈvenʃənəl◂/ AWL adjective  SSCONVENTIONALvery different from the way people usually behave, think, dress etc unconventional political viewssee thesaurus at unusual
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unconventionalThis highlights a crucial tactical problem for new groups or those whose demands are seen as in some way unconventional.Peter Mitchell was delightfully informal, a connoisseur of the unexpected and unconventional.His business methods were unconventional but successful.He was not willing to take on cases with relatively unconventional chosen outcomes.She comes from an unconventional family.The Judge, accustomed to hearing unconventional job descriptions, none the less appeared perplexed.The two never lived in the same house, but their unconventional marriage lasted over 30 years.Laing has developed some rather unconventional methods for communicating to his troops.Secondly, innovation, which involves the adoption of unconventional methods of chasing the goals, such as through crime.Her unconventional opinions finally cost her her job.unconventional religious beliefsTo some extent unconventional sources of natural gas, new technology, and new economic incentives, underlie this greater optimism.The fifty-two year old Berlin artist's work is characterised by highly unconventional still lifes.They were both unconventional to the point of eccentricity.