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

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web At the Dolar Shop, the finish line is marked with complimentary cones of decent but unremarkable vanilla soft serve. Hannah Goldfield, The New Yorker, 24 Feb. 2023 Other empanadas and meat pies are decent but unremarkable, and the tamales are topped by those at some Latin American bakeries around town. Los Angeles Times, 16 Feb. 2023 Dylan would never again sound this unsure and unremarkable. Brady Gerber, Vulture, 30 Jan. 2023 The rest is decently crafted, but somewhat stiff and unremarkable. Wesley Stenzel, EW.com, 24 Jan. 2023 Though the building looks unremarkable, its scale alone marks it out as a new landmark of Wanning City. Kevin Rozario, Forbes, 22 Jan. 2023 In a typical private airport, Leidos’ Artemis II would look unremarkable compared to the other business jets on the tarmac. Michael Verdon, Robb Report, 22 Dec. 2022 Despite proximity to a city with ancient roots (and to my disappointment), Grotte is unremarkable and not part of any tourist trail. Paris Wolfe, cleveland, 22 Dec. 2022 Though Jones at one time played football, former players said his 2018 stint was short and unremarkable, and there was no overlap between him and those he is accused of killing with bullets to the head. Keith L. Alexander, Washington Post, 19 Nov. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1625, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
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 25 Mar. 2023.

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