remarkable

adjective
re·​mark·​able | \ ri-ˈmär-kə-bəl How to pronounce remarkable (audio) \

Definition of remarkable

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

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Other Words from remarkable

remarkableness noun

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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

Examples of remarkable in a Sentence

Competing in the Olympics is a remarkable achievement. The girl has a remarkable talent.

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Karl says simply, of the company’s remarkable success. Kennedy Fraser, Vogue, "From the Archives: Karl Lagerfeld, The Impresario," 19 Feb. 2019 The brand’s remarkable success has resulted in an outsize effect on fashion trends more broadly. Alexandra Ilyashov, Glamour, "How Ganni Came to Dictate Everything You Want to Wear Right Now," 10 Oct. 2018 Within a month a leading trainer and his veterinarian left Cal Expo for remarkable success back East. John Cherwa, latimes.com, "Racing! Goodbye to the winter/spring Santa Anita meeting," 25 June 2018 No program yet provides ARVs to high-risk uninfected people, a prevention strategy called pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) that has had remarkable success, particularly with MSM in Western Europe, Australia, and the United States. Jon Cohen, Science | AAAS, "Russia’s HIV/AIDS epidemic is getting worse, not better," 11 June 2018 Throughout her time on the HBO drama, Maisie has debuted a number of remarkable beauty looks. Lauren Rearick, Teen Vogue, "Maisie Williams Debuted Bubblegum Pink Hair," 29 Nov. 2018 With their dream of a sixth World Cup triumph rapidly slipping away, Brazil needed to achieve a remarkable turnaround. James Taylor, Pro Soccer USA, "Brazil 1-2 Belgium: Red Devils Shatter Brazil’s Dreams With Clinical Display to Set Up France Clash," 6 July 2018 And to feel the opposite of that is pretty remarkable. Jessica Bennett, New York Times, "After #MeToo, the Ripple Effect," 28 June 2018 The degree to which college sports fans take things written about their school personally is really remarkable. Sam Mellinger, kansascity, "Mellinger Minutes: Trump kicks the NFL, Chiefs fans are cocky (?) and Mahomes' endorsements," 5 June 2018

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First Known Use of remarkable

circa 1604, in the meaning defined above

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remarkable

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of remarkable

: unusual or surprising : likely to be noticed

remarkable

adjective
re·​mark·​able | \ ri-ˈmär-kə-bəl How to pronounce remarkable (audio) \

Kids Definition of remarkable

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

Other Words from remarkable

remarkably \ -​blē \ adverb

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