Definition of unusual
1 Meaning of unusualSomething unusual is something that does not happen often, is often surprising for being of limited appearance, even if it's something little striking, though not common, can go unnoticed. It is contrary to repeated use, than usual, is what breaks with the routine, which sometimes is good and other times not.
They are exceptions to the General rules, to what happens in the generality of cases, which may or may not be statistically documented.
Example: "it is unusual that it rains in the desert", "it is unusual that people lift early Sunday" "it is unusual to react calmly to a catastrophe", "it is unusual that the Government lower taxes" or "it is unusual that there are offences in the area".
However, in individual issues and customs, what may be unusual for some can be something running to others. So, for someone can be unusual out overnight, while for others it is very frequent.
When unusual events start to repeat left of it, to be become uses and customs, for example "it was unusual that in this neighborhood residents fight, but now, what was unusual was that get along well".
In Psychiatry the schizotypy describes those behaviors of human beings that are unusual, related to certain disorders of the mind, in particular, schizophrenia.
In economic activity operations or unusual transactions, those involving the purchase sale of products or services in amounts and values taken into consideration, or the individual person, company is not related to, are overcoming them so excessive.
2. Definition of unusualDefined how unusual that is not very frequent, extraordinary and tends to leave provisions. The word is applicable to any situation, event or person, as in "Is a man with an ability for the unusual sport" or "Possessing an unusual beauty was a scene". One can say that what was unusual was the opposite of the common, in the sense that calls attention regardless if it is a good thing or not.
Unusual occurrences, not having to be covered by the statistics, tend to also be referred to as "Black Swans" in the metaphorical language. "Black Swan" is the name given to disproportionate and complicated to predict, so complicated and unexpected things that should come out of the margin of history or science.
For example, in the history of mankind we can find many examples of developments and events completely unusual for most observers, such as the sudden rise of fascism in Europe in the 1930s, the attacks of September 11 in New York and the fall of the stock exchange that caused the great depression, in 1929.
Outside the historical events in everyday life events that are unusual for some can be very everyday for others. For example, if a person used to live in a quiet neighborhood and suddenly moves one busy, feel in an unusual environment, although for the inhabitants of the latter, the situation will be completely normal.
Some disorders such as schizophrenia in mental status, define behaviors that are unusual for the rest of the people, while in financial transactions and consumption, it is considered as a result of unusual losses, expenses or gains that exceed of greatly expected.