unremarkable

adjective
un·re·mark·able | \ˌən-ri-ˈmär-kə-bəl \

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 \ adverb
an unremarkably dressed man

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Older versions of the character had middle-class blue-collar jobs, in eras — or at least, futuristic versions of those eras — when that was relatively unremarkable. Adi Robertson, The Verge, "HBO’s Fahrenheit 451 turns a warning about media into a tirade against tech trends," 19 May 2018 August 22, 2009 San Diego, California The intersection of Euclid and Imperial avenues is fairly unremarkable. Cyrus Farivar, Ars Technica, "How a suspected gang member’s traffic stop led to a crucial privacy case," 8 May 2018 There were many remarkable aspects to the story of Chloe Kim, but one was interestingly unremarkable: The idea that an immigrant could pin his very own American dream on the boundary-pushing athletic potential of his young daughter. Mari Uyehara, GQ, "How Title IX Gave Rise to the Dad Fan," 11 June 2018 Plum's life is perfectly unremarkable until she's drawn into a secret resistance. Patrick Ryan, USA TODAY, "Summer TV preview: 10 new and returning TV shows you don't want to miss," 25 May 2018 Underlying homophobia within liberal discourse was unremarkable at the time of Reid’s blog posts, whereas such remarks would clearly lead to pitchforks and hashtags now. Chas Danner, Daily Intelligencer, "Joy Reid’s Missed Opportunity," 29 Apr. 2018 Mayor Kenny was unremarkable from the neck down, dressed all in black. Diane Mastrull, Philly.com, "On South Street, Easter finery - and many bunnies - mark an 87-year tradition," 1 Apr. 2018 Birth control has become imperceptibly woven into the fabric of society, a prerequisite for modern life — as unremarkable and taken-for-granted as the rest of our most miraculous technological innovations. Carolyn Todd, Allure, "The History and Evolution of Birth Control in America," 12 July 2018 Many of these are unserious and relatively unremarkable, the sort of thing that might happen to a human driver and that an insurance company would never hear about. Aarian Marshall, WIRED, "A Cruise-on-Cruise Crash Reveals the Hardest Thing About Self-Driving Tech," 3 July 2018

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First Known Use of unremarkable

1625, in the meaning defined above

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