uncommonest

uncommon

[uhn-kom-uhn]
adjective, uncommoner, uncommonest.
1.
not common; unusual; rare: an uncommon word.
2.
unusual in amount or degree; above the ordinary: an uncommon amount of mail.
3.
exceptional; remarkable.

Origin:
1540–50; un-1 + common

uncommonness, noun


1. scarce, infrequent; odd, singular, strange, peculiar, queer. 2. extraordinary. 3. outstanding.
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uncommon (ʌnˈkɒmən)
 
adj
1.  outside or beyond normal experience, conditions, etc; unusual
2.  in excess of what is normal: an uncommon liking for honey
 
adv
3.  an archaic word for uncommonly
 
un'commonness
 
n

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uncommon
1540s, "not possessed incommon," from un- (1) "not" + common (adj.). Meaning "not commonly occurring, unusual, rare" is recorded from 1610s.
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