un·​re·​mark·​able | \ ˌən-ri-ˈmär-kə-bəl How to pronounce unremarkable (audio) \

Definition of unremarkable

: unworthy or unlikely to be noticed : not remarkable : common, ordinary The village itself is unremarkable; its one great attribute being the nearby network of extensive caverns.— Mark Blacksell

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Other Words from unremarkable

unremarkableness noun
unremarkably \ ˌən-​ri-​ˈmär-​kə-​blē How to pronounce unremarkably (audio) \ adverb
an unremarkably dressed man

Examples of unremarkable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Those other protagonists, of course, were men, and within even the remarkable, rarefied field of space travel, Winocour subtly pinpoints an all-too-unremarkable double standard. Justin Chang Film Critic, Los Angeles Times, "Review: Eva Green is at her best in the deeply stirring astronaut drama ‘Proxima’," 5 Nov. 2020 And for a club seeking its first championship since 1988, five wonderfully unremarkable and victorious games did plenty to suggest this trip would end with a better outcome. Gabe Lacques, USA TODAY, "Dodgers sweep Padres, will take on similarly perfect Braves in NLCS," 9 Oct. 2020 The 165,000-square-foot building had concrete floors, rolling doors, overhead lighting - unremarkable, except to a man named Burton Fuller. Jessica Contrera, Anchorage Daily News, "N95 masks save lives. So why are they still hard to get this far into a pandemic?," 21 Sep. 2020 You were cast aside by the Mets in your late 20s after a string of unremarkable seasons, then became an All-Star third baseman and the emotional ballast for a World Series winner. Kurt Streeter, New York Times, "An Open Letter to Justin Turner and M.L.B.," 30 Oct. 2020 On the face of it, the trip was unremarkable: a diplomatic visit in keeping with those made by senior American leaders in the past, containing some combination of platitudes and pressure for the host country. Christian Paz, The Atlantic, "Joe Biden’s Reset Would Start in Latin America," 26 Oct. 2020 Austin police tenure was unremarkable, and his supervisors would later praise his work. USA Today, "From lotto millions to a felony indictment. How reality TV could undo a Texas sheriff.," 13 Oct. 2020 Alastair Fraser-Urquhart, aged just 18, would readily agree that his decision to volunteer was unremarkable. Mick Krever, Phil Black And Cristiana Moisescu, CNN, "Most people try to avoid Covid-19. But thousands are signing up to be deliberately exposed," 12 Oct. 2020 Interest in the boatshed can be partially attributed to photo spread on social media, but no one really knows why this unremarkable blue shed became so popular. Jennifer Billock, Smithsonian Magazine, "Ten Places That Could Be Straight Out of a Wes Anderson Film," 14 Oct. 2020

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First Known Use of unremarkable

1625, in the meaning defined above

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“Unremarkable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unremarkable. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of unremarkable

: not worthy of special attention or notice

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