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 for uncommon
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Uncommon \Un*com"mon\, a.
     Not common; unusual; infrequent; rare; hence, remarkable;
     strange; as, an uncommon season; an uncommon degree of cold
     or heat; uncommon courage.
     [1913 Webster]
     Syn: Rare; scarce; infrequent; unwonted.
          [1913 Webster] -- Un*com"mon*ly, adv. --
          Un*com"mon*ness, n.
          [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: not common or ordinarily encountered; unusually great in
             amount or remarkable in character or kind; "uncommon
             birds"; "frost and floods are uncommon during these
             months"; "doing an uncommon amount of business"; "an
             uncommon liking for money"; "he owed his greatest debt to
             his mother's uncommon character and ability" [ant:
      2: marked by an uncommon quality; especially superlative or
         extreme of its kind; "what is so rare as a day in
         June"-J.R.Lowell; "a rare skill"; "an uncommon sense of
         humor"; "she was kind to an uncommon degree" [syn: rare,

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  66 Moby Thesaurus words for "uncommon":
     almost unheard-of, appalling, astonishing, at a premium, breakaway,
     conspicuous, different, egregious, exceptional, extraordinary,
     extremely, fabulous, fantastic, few, formidable, in short supply,
     incredible, infrequent, marked, marvelous, notable, noteworthy,
     noticeable, novel, occasional, of mark, offbeat, original,
     out of print, out of season, out of stock, outstanding, rare,
     rarely, recherche, remarkable, scanty, scarce, seldom,
     seldom met with, seldom seen, signal, singular, slow, sparse,
     sporadic, strange, striking, sui generis, superior, uncommonly,
     uncustomary, undreamed-of, unexpected, unfamiliar, unfrequent,
     unheard-of, unimaginable, unique, unordinary, unthinkable,
     unthought-of, unusual, unusually, unwonted, wonderful

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