- notably or conspicuously unusual; extraordinary: a remarkable change.
- worthy of notice or attention.
Origin of remarkable
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2. notable, noteworthy, striking, extraordinary, wonderful, unusual, singular, uncommon.
1, 2. common, ordinary.
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Examples from the Web for remarkable
The precision it took to craft such a cohesive, wholly compelling work over 12 years is nothing short of remarkable.Oscars 2015: The Daily Beast’s Picks, From Scarlett Johansson to ‘Boyhood’
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This initiative had the support of all 22 members of the Arab League, which in and of itself is remarkable.In the Middle East, the Two-State Solution Is Dead
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This man has a remarkable ability, and remarkable independence because of it.A Blind Man Sees With Sound
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Over the years, this country has offered many of its immigrant groups a remarkable opportunity for reinvention.COEXIST’s Bonehead Bumper-Sticker Politics
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In the course of her remarkable travels Thecla baptizes herself by diving into a pool of “man-eating seals.”First Anglican Woman Bishop A Return to Christian Roots
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Nothing that comes to this remarkable woman ever surprises her.Harriet, The Moses of Her People
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It is certainly one of the most remarkable as well as celebrated of trees.
It was carried by a remarkable majority of 350 votes against 1.
The exterior is not remarkable, but the beauty of the internal ornament is most striking.Yorkshire Painted And Described
She was a remarkable woman—remarkable for beauty, for ability, and for position.The Boy Life of Napoleon
- worthy of note or attentiona remarkable achievement
- unusual, striking, or extraordinarya remarkable sight
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Word Origin and History for remarkable
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