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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What was most noteworthy about it in 1994 (the special effects inserting Tom Hanks’s Gump into historical footage) is today unremarkable, something any kid could do with a smartphone. Kyle Smith, National Review, "Everyone Is Wrong about Forrest Gump," 25 June 2019 His tenure there was unremarkable, but the scholarship gave him his a taste of coaching, allowing him to assist the varsity women's basketball and softball teams. Gregory Korte, USA Today, "The rise of Rick Singer: How the mastermind of college admissions scandal built an empire on lies, exploited a broken system," 19 June 2019 The seaweed may seem unremarkable at first glance—just bunches of drifting plant matter—but as Lapointe has helped illuminate through his work, sargassum is the basis of a complex ecosystem that nurtures a stunning array of marine life. David Doubilet, National Geographic, "Life in the North Atlantic depends on this floating seaweed," 12 June 2019 The children were unremarkable, too: an older girl already drawing away from the family, buffered by an invisible wall of brooding solitude; a younger boy who yelled with excitement at nearly everything that happened in this new, fascinating place. Adam O’fallon Price, Harper's magazine, "The Maid’s Story," 10 June 2019 Instead, the patty seemed unremarkable, brown and beeflike. Marta Zaraska, Discover Magazine, "Raising the Steaks: How One City in the Netherlands Wants to Feed the World," 13 Mar. 2019 The film grossed $33 million against an $11.5 million budget and earned respectable, if unremarkable, reviews. Keaton Bell, Vogue, "25 Years Later, the Cast and Crew of Reality Bites Reunites for a Special Screening," 7 May 2019 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

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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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