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- notably or conspicuously unusual; extraordinary: a remarkable change.
- worthy of notice or attention.
Origin of remarkable
Related formsre·mark·a·bil·i·ty, re·mark·a·ble·ness, nounre·mark·a·bly, adverbqua·si-re·mark·a·ble, adjectivequa·si-re·mark·a·bly, adverbun·re·mark·a·ble, adjectiveun·re·mark·a·bly, adverb
From the French
dating back to 1595–1605.
1, 2. common, ordinary.
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Examples from the Web for remarkableness
As I soon came to know, it was the latter—which, in such a woman, increased the remarkableness.
He was enraged that anyone dared to despair instead of thinking admiringly about his remarkableness.
British Dictionary definitions for remarkableness
Derived Formsremarkableness or remarkability, nounremarkably, adverb
- worthy of note or attentiona remarkable achievement
- unusual, striking, or extraordinarya remarkable sight
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Word Origin and History for remarkableness
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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