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

Other Words from unremarkable

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

Examples of unremarkable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Boyle made the Packers as an undrafted free agent in 2018 after an unremarkable college career. Dave Birkett, Detroit Free Press, 20 Nov. 2021 However, China’s total investment has been unremarkable. Ananya Bhattacharya, Quartz, 16 Nov. 2021 Like most of the Mr. Irrelevants, Mr. Salata had a largely unremarkable career. New York Times, 24 Oct. 2021 Lust, the play is mostly inoffensive, if unremarkable. New York Times, 13 Oct. 2021 The yield on ViacomCBS (VIAC) is unremarkable, at 2.4% but the growth rate is good: 13% compounded in the past ten years. John Dorfman, Forbes, 11 Oct. 2021 Her answer proclaimed that, in her world, hearing someone falsely accuse Israel and America of genocide is unremarkable. Gil Troy, WSJ, 7 Oct. 2021 Perhaps the next step for creators of color lies in this: not extinguishing ambition but redirecting it toward making art that illuminates those places that might be unremarkable, imperfect, even sources of shame. New York Times, 30 Sep. 2021 The photo was unremarkable — desks, students, pencils. Jill Tucker, San Francisco Chronicle, 18 Sep. 2021

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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 6 Dec. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of unremarkable

: not worthy of special attention or notice : ordinary

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