notably or conspicuously unusual; extraordinary: a remarkable change.
worthy of notice or attention.

Nearby words

  1. remanent,
  2. remanent magnetism,
  3. remanufacture,
  4. remargin,
  5. remark,
  6. remarque,
  7. remarque, erich maria,
  8. remarriage,
  9. remarry,
  10. remaster

Origin of remarkable

From the French word remarquable, dating back to 1595–1605. See remark, -able

ANTONYMS FOR remarkable

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British Dictionary definitions for remarkability



worthy of note or attentiona remarkable achievement
unusual, striking, or extraordinarya remarkable sight
Derived Formsremarkableness or remarkability, nounremarkably, adverb

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Word Origin and History for remarkability



c.1600, from remark (v.) + -able, or from or based on French remarquable (16c.), from remarquer. "Observable, worthy of notice," hence "extraordinary, exceptional, conspicuous." Related: Remarkably.

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