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remarkable

[ri-mahr-kuh-buh l] /rɪˈmɑr kə bəl/
adjective
1.
notably or conspicuously unusual; extraordinary:
a remarkable change.
2.
worthy of notice or attention.
Origin
1595-1605
1595-1605; < French remarquable. See remark, -able
Related forms
remarkability, remarkableness, noun
remarkably, adverb
quasi-remarkable, adjective
quasi-remarkably, adverb
unremarkable, adjective
unremarkably, adverb
Synonyms
2. notable, noteworthy, striking, extraordinary, wonderful, unusual, singular, uncommon.
Antonyms
1, 2. common, ordinary.
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Examples for remarkably
  • At the same time it is an unusually able pioneer work, skillfully written, generally critical and remarkably revealing.
  • Yet, in spite of formlessness and incoherence in statement, the underlying body of doctrine is remarkably consistent.
  • He has a remarkably expressive voice, the result of a habit of giving vent to his feelings without reserve.
  • Patients suffering from compulsive acts are remarkably devoid of fear.
  • They are remarkably well-preserved because of the dry climate and the inaccessibility of the site.
  • To that simply put but remarkably ambitious mission there are two principal aspects.
  • But one of the biggest discoveries in neuroscience in the past few decades is that the brain is remarkably plastic.
  • Yet the view around the square remains remarkably unchanged.
  • For an old stone, it was remarkably clean and wasn't scratched up.
  • remarkably, back and forths of that nature did not damage but enriched our relation.
British Dictionary definitions for remarkably

remarkable

/rɪˈmɑːkəbəl/
adjective
1.
worthy of note or attention a remarkable achievement
2.
unusual, striking, or extraordinary a remarkable sight
Derived Forms
remarkableness, remarkability, noun
remarkably, adverb
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