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uncommon

[ uhn-kom-uhn ]
/ 蕦n藞k蓲m 蓹n /
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adjective, un路com路mon路er, un路com路mon路est.
not common; unusual; rare: an uncommon word.
unusual in amount or degree; above the ordinary: an uncommon amount of mail.
exceptional; remarkable.
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Origin of uncommon

First recorded in 1540鈥50; un-1 + common

OTHER WORDS FROM uncommon

un路com路mon路ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for uncommon

uncommon
/ (蕦n藞k蓲m蓹n) /

adjective
outside or beyond normal experience, conditions, etc; unusual
in excess of what is normalan uncommon liking for honey
adverb
an archaic word for uncommonly (def. 2)

Derived forms of uncommon

uncommonness, noun
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