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

Examples of unremarkable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The weight room is unremarkable, perhaps by design. Anthony Fenech, Detroit Free Press, "Inside the Detroit Tigers' Dominican academy, there's hope for the future," 22 Mar. 2020 This time, working from home felt pretty unremarkable . Anchorage Daily News, "I’ve been working from home for 8 days. The Netflix-and-quarantine life is not that chill.," 11 Mar. 2020 The most remarkable thing about Oregon is how unremarkable the accent is. oregonlive, "Ty Burrell and Stephen Colbert share comic highlights from the Grants Pass, Oregon, community calendar," 7 Mar. 2020 The biggest offseason question mark concerns Sanders, 32, whose addition via trade in October vastly upgraded an unremarkable position group. Eric Branch, SFChronicle.com, "Future of 49ers’ receiving corps is wide open — and that’s not good," 17 Feb. 2020 The beginning of our fertility journey was unremarkable in the best way. L'oreal Thompson Payton, SELF, "Infertility Rates Are Higher Among Black Women—So Why Do We Feel So Alone?," 24 Jan. 2020 Something remarkably unremarkable happened this month. Jamie Mcintyre, Washington Examiner, "The return of the Pentagon briefing," 23 Jan. 2020 On the outside, the Broadway shop’s an unremarkable slot in a tan strip mall near the airport. Mike Sutter, ExpressNews.com, "52 Weeks of Pizza: Capo’s Pizzeria restaurant scores the first Worth a Drive rating of the series," 17 Jan. 2020 While most constellations are composed of unremarkable stars and take a lot of imagination to appreciate, Orion is bright and does suggest a hunter. Nicole Clausing, Sunset Magazine, "Cold Air, Bright Stars, Can’t Lose: Why Winter’s Best for Stargazing," 14 Jan. 2020

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First Known Use of unremarkable

1625, in the meaning defined above

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“Unremarkable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unremarkable. Accessed 29 May. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of unremarkable

: not worthy of special attention or notice

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