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1. extraordinary

adjective. ['ˌɛkstrəˈɔrdəˌnɛri, ɪkˈstrɔrdəˌnɛri'] beyond what is ordinary or usual; highly unusual or exceptional or remarkable.

Synonyms

  • wonderful
  • wonderworking
  • superior
  • rare
  • bonzer
  • uncomparable
  • fantastic
  • phenomenal
  • exceptional
  • some
  • great
  • pyrotechnic
  • awful
  • marvelous
  • terrible
  • impressive
  • ordinariness
  • terrific
  • incomparable
  • frightful
  • uncanny
  • exceeding
  • grand
  • prodigious
  • wondrous
  • mundaneness
  • extraordinaire
  • howling
  • special
  • marvellous
  • remarkable
  • singular
  • preternatural
  • mundanity
  • uncommon
  • unusual
  • tremendous
  • one
  • olympian
  • surpassing

Antonyms

  • common
  • extraordinariness
  • ordinary
  • unimpressive
  • usual
  • inferior

Etymology

  • extraordinarius (Latin)

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Rhymes with Extraordinary

  • actuary
  • ancillary
  • apothecary
  • arbitrary
  • arbitrary
  • aviary
  • budgetary
  • contemporary
  • customary
  • deflationary
  • dictionary
  • dietary
  • dignitary
  • disciplinary
  • discretionary
  • disinflationary
  • dispensary
  • diversionary
  • diversionary
  • dromedary

How do you pronounce extraordinary?

Pronounce extraordinary as ˌɛkstrəˈɔrdəˌnɛri.

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How to spell extraordinary? Is it extrodinary? Or extraordinaria? Common misspellings are:

  • extrodinary
  • extraordinaria

Sentences with extraordinary


1. Adjective
Case law in Oregon requires the petitioner to show that "extraordinary circumstances" require vacating the judgment.

Quotes about extraordinary


1. Literature is the art of discovering something extraordinary about ordinary people, and saying with ordinary words something extraordinary.
- Boris Pasternak

2. I've realized the extraordinary power of sports to heal, unite and inspire. I believe the Olympics will serve as the ultimate platform to provide positive changes and I hope to inspire all of Japan through my strong showing there.
- Kohei Uchimura

3. Your ordinary acts of love and hope point to the extraordinary promise that every human life is of inestimable value.
- Desmond Tutu

2. extraordinary

adjective. ['ˌɛkstrəˈɔrdəˌnɛri, ɪkˈstrɔrdəˌnɛri'] far more than usual or expected.

Synonyms

  • sinful
  • immoderate

Antonyms

  • worst
  • low
  • subordinate

Etymology

  • extraordinarius (Latin)

3. extraordinary

adjective. ['ˌɛkstrəˈɔrdəˌnɛri, ɪkˈstrɔrdəˌnɛri'] (of an official) serving an unusual or special function in addition to those of the regular officials.

Antonyms

  • lethargic

Etymology

  • extraordinarius (Latin)
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