The Middle East was the source of an uncharacteristic vibe at Davos: fatalism.
Instead, an ill-advised, uncharacteristic around-the-back dribble led to a steal and a Mario Chalmers three.
It has since beguiled artists, critics, and art historians alike with its uncharacteristic look and perceivably lewd message.
characteristic char·ac·ter·is·tic (kār'ək-tə-rĭs'tĭk)
The part of a logarithm to the base 10 that is to the left of the decimal point. For example, if 2.749 is a logarithm, 2 is the characteristic. Compare mantissa.