unremarkable

adjective

un·​re·​mark·​able ˌən-ri-ˈmär-kə-bəl How to pronounce unremarkable (audio)
: 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
unremarkableness noun
unremarkably adverb
an unremarkably dressed man

Examples of unremarkable in a Sentence

a quiet and unremarkable child
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Word History

First Known Use

1625, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unremarkable was in 1625

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“Unremarkable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unremarkable. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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