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

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Will people argue that his reign was even unremarkable given his failure to win the Champions League? SI.com, "Why Napoli and Inter Need to Capitalise on a Summer of Change at Juventus," 9 Sep. 2019 The root cause of the outage, as Google explained this week, was fairly unremarkable. Brian Barrett, WIRED, "The Catch-22 That Broke the Internet," 7 June 2019 Against all odds, the first of these, a full hundred pages largely describing the very least unique part of Snowden’s life—a hyper-intelligent but relatively unremarkable high school dropout—is not at all a waste of time. Wired, "After Six Years in Exile, Edward Snowden Explains Himself," 16 Sep. 2019 Walking through these unremarkable surroundings to swing open Berlu’s big door and reveal the gauzy white curtains, white walls and white backsplash tile feels a bit like visiting the hippest new bistro hidden in Paris’ 11th. oregonlive, "Berlu is Portland’s 2019 Rising Star restaurant," 13 Sep. 2019 There, artifacts of unremarkable appearance — a tiny teddy bear, a seashell, a ribbon for a No. Corina Knoll, New York Times, "What Happens to Those Heartbreaking Tributes at the 9/11 Memorial," 9 Sep. 2019 Mid-table, unremarkable (no disrespect to Palace) and never going to trouble the European places. SI.com, "Atalanta: Why La Dea Could Be the Surprise Package in This Season's Champions League," 9 Sep. 2019 In her footage, his seemed like a pretty average, pretty unremarkable life. Brooke Bobb, Vogue, "Hulu’s Jawline Tells the Story of Austyn Tester, Would-Be Social Media Star," 23 Aug. 2019 Tootsie Roll is housed in an unremarkable white building with bricked-over windows next to a U-Haul rental lot. Tim Logan, BostonGlobe.com, "In biotech hub Cambridge, there’s still room for Junior Mints," 21 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of unremarkable

1625, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of unremarkable

: not worthy of special attention or notice

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