unusual person


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n unusual person a person who is unusual
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In literature:

So unusual was it for persons crucified to die so soon, that Pilate, we are told, 'marvelled.
"Short Studies on Great Subjects" by James Anthony Froude
Or the emotions of a person may be unusually strong.
"Psychotherapy" by Hugo Münsterberg
It had not been unusual for persons to sell themselves for a term of years.
"The History of Tasmania , Volume II (of 2)" by John West
Her mother's looks, her father's good sense, a personality got from neither, but all her own, and unusual and interesting.
"Ainslee's, Vol. 15, No. 5, June 1905" by Various
The unusual attention which Chiquita had begun to pay to her personal appearance did not escape the observant eye of Padre Antonio.
"When Dreams Come True" by Ritter Brown
She seems to have been a person of unusual intelligence as well as goodness.
"The History of Dartmouth College" by Baxter Perry Smith
By this unusual sight many persons were attracted to the station and excitement ran high.
"Negro Migration during the War" by Emmett J. Scott
Let a person commit suicide in a striking and unusual manner, and there will soon be others following his example.
"Religion & Sex" by Chapman Cohen
Suddenly, an unusual noise, as of many persons conversing in an under tone, was heard beneath the window.
"Maria Antoinette" by John S. C. (John Stevens Cabot) Abbott
No such striking personality as hers could project itself into a time of dulness and mediocrity without exciting unusual interest and attention.
"Home Life of Great Authors" by Hattie Tyng Griswold

In poetry:

Henry's pleasure in this unusual event
reminds me of the extra told at Hollywood & Vine
that TV cameras
were focused on him personally then & there
and 'Just a few words . . . Is it what you meant?
Was there a genuine sign?'
"Dream Song 124:" Behold I bring you tidings of great joy"" by John Berryman

In news:

Personal ads—what the British call the "agony column"—were, Doyle's detective observed, "surely the most valuable hunting ground that was ever given to a student of the unusual.
In an unusual personal appeal, Democratic Sen. Chuck Colgan has lectured the evenly split.
Editor's note: Jeff Routh writes Person of Interest items for the Times-Mail's People & Places pages, about people with local ties who went on to achieve unusual ac.
There was a wake here on Friday, and more than 200 mourners gathered to mark the passing and celebrate, not a person, but an unusual building.
Not an inconvenient doctrine, as Jon Chait has pointed out, for some one with "unusual" looks and "abysmal personal hygiene.
An unusual personal opinion or habit: eccentricity.
In a bid to ease tensions, President Obama took the unusual step of extending a personal apology for the incident.
One person is dead and several are injured after an unusual vehicle crash near Fond du Lac Saturday night.
(AP) — Wilmington police are investigating an incident that left one person dead in a home where an unusual odor was noted.
For over four decades Warren Buffett and Fortune Magazine's Carol Loomis have been close personal friends, which is unusual since Loomis have been writing about Buffett all this time as well.
In a preview of what's to come during the general election fight, President Obama took a mocking and unusually personal swipe at Mitt Romney during a speech on the GOP budget today.
PINE BLUFF, AR – One person died in an unusual crash south of Pine Bluff just before midnight Wednesday.