unremarkable

adjective
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

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The second part makes sense: Since Keyser didn’t know about the assault at the time, the party seemed unremarkable to her. Zack Beauchamp, Vox, "5 key questions the Ford-Kavanaugh hearings left unanswered," 27 Sep. 2018 Elsewhere, the A8s is a fairly unremarkable phone, with a Snapdragon 710 processor, 128GB of storage, and up to 8GB of RAM. Michael Simon, PCWorld, "The new Samsung A8s could be our first look at the Galaxy S10's notchless 'hole-punch' display," 10 Dec. 2018 Patrons like to dress up, the weekly live entertainment features top-name Latin music acts and the decor is upscale if unremarkable. Rene Rodriguez, miamiherald, "Think South Beach is crazy now? Here's what the club scene was like in 1994 | Miami Herald," 5 May 2018 Instead Mr Tillerson had to duck into the headquarters of Poland’s ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party, a dingy office that shares a building with a shuttered Japanese restaurant in an unremarkable corner of the capital. The Economist, "CharlemagnePower does not always lie where you might expect in Europe," 1 Mar. 2018 As their books make clear, the best cover for a real spy is to be neither remarkable nor unremarkable. Sam Walker, WSJ, "The Offbeat Genius of a Great American Spy," 26 Jan. 2019 In fact, the unremarkable and sordid fact of divorce powers Cusk’s entire autofictional project. Jordan Larson, The Cut, "Rachel Cusk’s Rules for Living," 25 June 2018 Seattle filmmakers Chris Caldwell and Zeek Earl took a distinctly anti-Star Wars approach, imagining a massive galaxy far, far away while focusing on a single adventure of unremarkable, everyday space people. Sam Machkovech And Nathan Mattise, Ars Technica, "Films for the discerning nerd: Ars picks the best of 2018," 27 Dec. 2018 There are sites in rural Georgia and Alabama that Christenberry went back to year after year to chronicle the decay and/or renovation of unremarkable buildings. William Meyers, WSJ, "‘Look Again: 45 Years of Collecting Photography’ Review: Familiar Faces and Outstanding Images," 26 Nov. 2018

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First Known Use of unremarkable

1625, in the meaning defined above

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unremarkable

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of unremarkable

: not worthy of special attention or notice

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