Unconformity

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Unconformity->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ nonconformity
nonconformity
&c. 82
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ unconformity
unconformity
disconformity
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ unconventionality
unconventionality
informality
abnormity
abnormality
anomaly
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ anomalousness
anomalousness
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ exception
exception
peculiarity
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ infraction of law
infraction of law
breach
of law
violation of law
violation of custom
violation of usage
infringement of law
infringement of custom
infringement of usage
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ teratism
teratism
eccentricity
bizarrerie
oddity
je ne sais quoi
monster
monstrosity
rarity
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ freak
freak
freak of Nature
weirdo
mutant
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ rouser
rouser
snorter
???>*
=>(U.S.)
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ individuality
individuality
idiosyncrasy
originality
mannerism
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ aberration
aberration
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ irregularity
irregularity
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ variety
variety
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ singularity
singularity
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ exemption
exemption
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ salvo
salvo
&c.(qualification) 469
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ nonconformist
nonconformist
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ nondescript
nondescript
character
original
nonsuch
monster
prodigy
wonder
miracle
curiosity
flying fish
black sheep
black swan
lusus naturae
rara avis
queer fish
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ mongrel
mongrel
random breed
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ half-caste
half-caste
half-blood
half-breed
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ metis
metis
crossbreed
hybrid
mule
hinny
mulatto
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ tertium quid
tertium quid
hermaphrodite
GRP: \\ N \\ 5
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ phoenix
phoenix
chimera
hydra
sphinx
minotaur
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ griffin
griffin
griffon
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ centaur
centaur
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ saggittary
saggittary
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ kraken
kraken
cockatrice
wyvern
roc
dragon
sea serpent
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ mermaid
mermaid
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ unicorn
unicorn
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ Cyclops
Cyclops
=>men whose heads do grow beneath their shoulders
men whose heads do grow beneath their shoulders
=>(Othello)
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ teratology
teratology
GRP: \\ N \\ 6
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ fish out of water
fish out of water
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ neither one thing nor another
neither one thing nor another
neither fish nor fowl
neither fish flesh nor fowl nor good red herring
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ one in a million
one in a million
one in a way
one in a thousand
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ outcast
outcast
outlaw
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ off the beaten track
off the beaten track
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ oasis
oasis
PARAG:Unconformity->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be uncomformable
be uncomformable
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ abnormalize
abnormalize
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ leave the beaten track
leave the beaten track
leave the beaten path
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ infringe a law
infringe a law
infringe a habit
infringe a usage
infringe a custom
break alaw
break a habit
break a usage
break a custom
violate a law
violate a habit
violate a usage
violate a custom
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ drive a coach and six through
drive a coach and six through
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ stretch a point
stretch a point
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ have no business there
have no business there
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ baffle all description
baffle all description
beggar all description
PARAG:Unconformity->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ uncomformable
uncomformable
exceptional
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ abnormal
abnormal
abnormous
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ anomalous
anomalous
anomalistic
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ out of order
out of order
out of place
out of keeping
out of tune
out of one's element
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ irregular
irregular
arbitrary
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ teratogenic
teratogenic
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ lawless
lawless
informal
aberrant
stray
wandering
wanton
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ peculiar
peculiar
exclusive
unnatural
eccentric
egregious
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ out of the beaten track
out of the beaten track
off the beaten track
out of the common
out of the common run
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ beyond the pale of
beyond the pale of
out of the pale of
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ misplaced
misplaced
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ funny
funny
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 3
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ unusual
unusual
unaccustomed
uncustomary
unwonted
uncommon
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ rare
rare
singular
unique
curious
odd
extraordinary
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ strange
strange
monstrous
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ wonderful
wonderful
&c. 870
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ unexpected
unexpected
unaccountable
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ outre
outre
out of the way
remarkable
noteworthy
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ queer
queer
quaint
nondescript
none such
sui generis
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ original
original
unconventional
unfashionable
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ undescribed
undescribed
unprecedented
unparalleled
unexampled
unheard of
unfamiliar
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ fantastic
fantastic
newfangled
grotesque
bizarre
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ outlandish
outlandish
exotic
tombe des nues
preternatural
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ denaturalized
denaturalized
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 4
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ heterogeneous
heterogeneous
heteroclite
amorphous
mongrel
amphibious
epicene
half blood
hybrid
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ androgynous
androgynous
androgynal
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ unsymmetric
unsymmetric
&c. 243
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ adelomorphous
adelomorphous
bisexual
hermaphrodite
monoclinous
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 5
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ qualified
qualified
&c. 469
PARAG:Unconformity->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ unconformably
unconformably
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ except
except
unless
save barring
beside
without
save and except
let alone
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 2 \\ however
however
yet
but
PARAG:Unconformity->Int
GRP: \\ Int \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Int \\ 1 \\ what on earth
what on earth
=>!
what in the world
=>!
What the devil
=>!
Holy cow
=>!
Sacre bleu
=>!

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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  • Unconformity — Un con*form i*ty, n. 1. Want of conformity; incongruity; inconsistency. South. [1913 Webster] 2. (Geol.) Want of parallelism between strata in contact. [1913 Webster] Note: With some authors unconformity is equivalent to unconformability; but it… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • unconformity — index breach, controversy (argument), deviation, difference, disaccord, disagreement, discrepancy, di …   Law dictionary

  • unconformity — (n.) c.1600, from UN (Cf. un ) (1) not + CONFORMITY (Cf. conformity). Geological sense is from 1829 …   Etymology dictionary

  • unconformity — [un΄kən fôr′mə tē] n. pl. unconformities 1. a lack of conformity; inconsistency; incongruity 2. Geol. a) a break in the continuity of rock strata in contact, separating younger from older rocks and usually resulting from erosion of the surface of …   English World dictionary

  • Unconformity — Hutton s Unconformity at Jedburgh, Scotland, illustrated by John Clerk in 1787 and photographed in 2003. An unconformity is a buried erosion surface separating two rock masses or strata of different ages, indicating that sediment deposition w …   Wikipedia

  • unconformity — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Lack of conformity to convention Nouns 1. unconformity, nonconformity, unconventionality, informality, abnormality; anomaly, anomalousness; exception, peculiarity, irregularity; infraction, breach,… …   English dictionary for students

  • unconformity — noun Date: circa 1600 1. archaic lack of conformity 2. a. lack of continuity in deposition between rock strata in contact corresponding to a period of nondeposition, weathering, or erosion b. the surface of contact between unconformable strata …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • unconformity — /un keuhn fawr mi tee/, n., pl. unconformities. 1. lack of conformity; incongruity; inconsistency. 2. Geol. a. a discontinuity in rock sequence indicating interruption of sedimentation, commonly accompanied by erosion of rocks below the break. b …   Universalium

  • unconformity — noun a) A lack of conformity. b) A gap in time in rock strata, where erosion occurs while deposition slows or stops. See Also: nonconformity …   Wiktionary

  • unconformity —    A fossil land surface representing the absence of a sequence of sediments [16] …   Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

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