Synonyms and related words:
abnormal, absonant, absurd, adrift, adversative, adverse, adversive, afloat, aloof, alternating, amorphous, anomalous, antagonistic, anti, antipathetic, antithetic, antonymous, assorted, at cross-purposes, at odds, at variance, balancing, broken, capricious, changeable, changeful, changing, choppy, clashing, compensating, conflicting, confronting, contradictory, contradistinct, contrapositive, contrarious, contrary, contrary to reason, contrasted, contrasting, converse, counter, counterbalancing, counterpoised, countervailing, dead against, departing, desultory, detached, deviable, deviating, deviative, deviatory, different, differentiated, differing, disaccordant, disagreeing, disconnected, discontinuous, discordant, discrepant, discrete, discriminated, disjoined, disorderly, disparate, disproportionate, dissimilar, dissonant, distinct, distinguished, divaricate, divergent, diverging, divers, diverse, diversified, diversiform, dizzy, eccentric, erose, erratic, eyeball to eyeball, fallacious, fast and loose, faulty, fickle, fitful, flawed, flickering, flighty, flitting, fluctuating, freakish, gapped, giddy, heterogeneous, hostile, illogical, impetuous, impulsive, in disagreement, inaccordant, inauthentic, incoherent, incommensurable, incommensurate, incompatible, inconclusive, incongruous, inconsequent, inconsequential, inconsonant, inconstant, indecisive, infirm, inharmonious, inimical, invalid, inverse, irrational, irreconcilable, irregular, irresolute, irresponsible, jagged, jerky, loose, lubricious, many, mazy, mercurial, moody, motley, multifarious, mutable, nonadherent, nonadhesive, noncoherent, noncohesive, nonconformist, nonscientific, nonstandard, nonuniform, not following, obverse, open, opposed, opposing, opposite, oppositional, oppositive, oppugnant, out of proportion, oxymoronic, paradoxical, paralogical, perverse, pluralistic, poles apart, poles asunder, ragged, rambling, reasonless, repugnant, restless, reverse, rough, roving, scatterbrained, self-annulling, self-contradictory, self-refuting, senseless, separate, separated, several, shapeless, shifting, shifty, shuffling, spasmodic, spineless, sporadic, squared off, temperamental, tenuous, ticklish, unaccountable, unadhesive, unauthentic, uncertain, uncoherent, uncohesive, unconformable, unconnected, uncontrolled, undependable, undisciplined, unequable, unequal, uneven, unfixed, unjoined, unlike, unorthodox, unphilosophical, unpredictable, unreasonable, unreliable, unrestrained, unscientific, unsettled, unstable, unstable as water, unstaid, unsteadfast, unsteady, unsystematic, untenacious, ununiform, vacillating, vagrant, variable, variant, varied, variegated, variform, various, varying, vicissitudinary, vicissitudinous, volatile, wandering, wanton, wavering, wavery, wavy, wayward, whimsical, widely apart, wishy-washy, without reason, worlds apart

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