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normal (describing thinking or behavior as commonly or traditionally accepted)
  • Although most people laughed when Lacy told them her husband's job involved putting a price on joy, it was simply what economists did—find value for the intangibles in life. Lewis's colleagues at Sterling College had presented papers on the relative push an education could provide, or universal health care, or job satisfaction. Lewis's discipline was no less important, if unorthodox.
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unorthodox = unusual

(editor's note:  The prefix "un-" in unorthodox means not and reverses the meaning of orthodox. This is the same pattern you see in words like unhappy, unknown, and unlucky.)
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