- in an uncommon or unusual manner or degree.
- exceptionally; outstandingly.
- rarely; infrequently.
Origin of uncommonly
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Examples from the Web for uncommonly
Like Miller, Wolf suffers from the radical self-delusion that mistakes bonkers political views for uncommonly brave opinion.From ISIS to Ebola, What Has Made Naomi Wolf So Paranoid?
October 11, 2014
Next, we're treated to an uncommonly long stand up excerpt centered around, naturally, God and women.Louie Attempts Rape (and Explores the ‘Nice Guy’ Phenomenon)
June 3, 2014
The run-up to that poll has been marked by uncommonly high support for populist, so-called Euroskeptic parties.First Anti-Semitic Attack Since World War II Rocks Brussels
May 25, 2014
Klitschko is six-foot-seven and 250 pounds, and has an uncommonly long reach.Here's What It's Like to Fight Vitali Klitschko, Ukraine’s Revolutionary Champ
February 24, 2014
He was called a baby killer when he returned home, and he became an uncommonly brave baby saver with the FDNY.The Bush Administration Know-It-Alls Who Failed to Heed Warnings Before 9/11
September 11, 2012
"Uncommonly dark; what I may say gipsy-like," said Mr. Plimmins.Night and Morning, Complete
That's the sort of thing that'll happen to you, unless you're uncommonly careful.The Incomplete Amorist
But men have to be uncommonly unanimous in order to refuse wealth.Alarms and Discursions
G. K. Chesterton
"You have been uncommonly silent, Nance, even for you," he said at last.The Inn at the Red Oak
They are uncommonly intelligent, too, and are very teachable when young.Concerning Cats
Helen M. Winslow
- in an uncommon or unusual manner or degree; rarely
- (intensifier)you're uncommonly friendly
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