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remark +‎ -able, from French remarquable.

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remarkable (comparative more remarkable, superlative most remarkable)

  1. Worthy of remark; notable.
    Synonyms: eminent, extraordinary, notable, noticeable, observable, outstanding, rare, strange, unusual, wonderful; see also Thesaurus:important, Thesaurus:notable
    Antonym: unremarkable
    Her remarkable skills in mathematics is better than everyone else's in the class.
    • 1739, David Hume, Treatise of Human Nature/Book 1: Of the understanding/Part IV:
      There is one argument commonly employ’d for the immateriality of the soul, which seems to me remarkable.
    • 1969, Monty Python, “Monty Python’s Flying Circus”, in Dead Parrot sketch:
      [Owner]: No no he's not dead, he's, he's restin'! Remarkable bird, the Norwegian Blue, idn'it, ay? Beautiful plumage!
      [Mr. Praline]: The plumage don't enter into it. It's stone dead.
    • 2008, BioWare, Mass Effect (Science Fiction), Redwood City: Electronic Arts, →ISBN, →OCLC, PC, scene: Sylsalto:
      Sylsalto is a standard hydrogen-helium gas giant. It has no remarkable features.
    • 2012 May 9, John Percy, “Birmingham City 2 Blackpool 2 (2-3 on agg): match report”, in the Telegraph[1]:
      With such constant off-field turmoil Hughton’s work has been remarkable and this may have been his last game in charge. West Bromwich Albion, searching for a replacement for Roy Hodgson, are firm admirers.
  2. uncommon; unusual
    Synonyms: abnormal, queer, singular; see also Thesaurus:strange
    Antonyms: normal; see also Thesaurus:normal

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