remarkable

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adjective re·mark·able \ri-ˈmär-kə-bəl\

Definition of remarkable

  1. :  worthy of being or likely to be noticed especially as being uncommon or extraordinary

remarkableness

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Examples of remarkable in a Sentence

  1. Competing in the Olympics is a remarkable achievement.

  2. The girl has a remarkable talent.

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First Known Use of remarkable

circa 1604

Synonym Discussion of remarkable

noticeable, remarkable, prominent, outstanding, conspicuous, salient, striking mean attracting notice or attention. noticeable applies to something unlikely to escape observation. a piano recital with no noticeable errors remarkable applies to something so extraordinary or exceptional as to invite comment. a film of remarkable intelligence and wit prominent applies to something commanding notice by standing out from its surroundings or background. a doctor who occupies a prominent position in the town outstanding applies to something that rises above and excels others of the same kind. honored for her outstanding contributions to science conspicuous applies to something that is obvious and unavoidable to the sight or mind. conspicuous bureaucratic waste salient applies to something of significance that merits the attention given it. the salient points of the speech striking applies to something that impresses itself powerfully and deeply upon the observer's mind or vision. the region's striking poverty

REMARKABLE Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of remarkable for English Language Learners

  • : unusual or surprising : likely to be noticed


REMARKABLE Defined for Kids

remarkable

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adjective re·mark·able \ri-ˈmär-kə-bəl\

Definition of remarkable for Students

  1. :  worthy of being or likely to be noticed especially as being unusual You've made remarkable progress.

remarkably

\-blē\ adverb


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