unextraordinary

adjective

un·​ex·​traor·​di·​nary ˌən-ik-ˈstrȯr-də-ˌner-ē How to pronounce unextraordinary (audio)
-ˌek-strə-ˈȯr-
: not exceptional or extraordinary
leading a normal, unextraordinary life

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Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Evelyn, by everyone around her, society at large, and even herself who sees unextraordinary ordinariness in her identity as a middle-aged woman. Katherine Singh, refinery29.com, 14 Apr. 2022 Evelyn, by everyone around her, society at large, and even herself who sees unextraordinary ordinariness in her identity as a middle-aged woman. Katherine Singh, refinery29.com, 14 Apr. 2022 Evelyn, by everyone around her, society at large, and even herself who sees unextraordinary ordinariness in her identity as a middle-aged woman. Katherine Singh, refinery29.com, 14 Apr. 2022 Evelyn, by everyone around her, society at large, and even herself who sees unextraordinary ordinariness in her identity as a middle-aged woman. Katherine Singh, refinery29.com, 14 Apr. 2022 Evelyn, by everyone around her, society at large, and even herself who sees unextraordinary ordinariness in her identity as a middle-aged woman. Katherine Singh, refinery29.com, 14 Apr. 2022 Evelyn, by everyone around her, society at large, and even herself who sees unextraordinary ordinariness in her identity as a middle-aged woman. Katherine Singh, refinery29.com, 14 Apr. 2022 The Swimmers finds the beauty in a seemingly unextraordinary life. Apoorva Tadepalli, The Atlantic, 2 Mar. 2022 Evelyn, by everyone around her, society at large, and even herself who sees unextraordinary ordinariness in her identity as a middle-aged woman. Katherine Singh, refinery29.com, 14 Apr. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1762, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unextraordinary was in 1762

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“Unextraordinary.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unextraordinary. Accessed 3 Oct. 2022.

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