Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Attracting or worthy of notice, especially for being unusual or extraordinary.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Observable; worthy of notice.
  • Extraordinary; unusual; deserving of particular notice; such as may excite admiration or wonder; conspicuous; distinguished.
  • Synonyms Noticeable, notable, rare, strange, wonderful, uncommon, singular, striking.
  • noun Something noticeable, extraordinary, or exceptional; a noteworthy thing or circumstance.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Worthy of being remarked or noticed; noticeable; conspicuous; hence, uncommon; extraordinary.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Worthy of being remarked or noticed; noticeable; conspicuous; hence, uncommon; extraordinary.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective unusual or striking
  • adjective worthy of notice

Etymologies

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French remarquable

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Examples

  • There was something, as it were, remarkable -- yes, _remarkable_, although this is but a feeble term to express my full meaning -- about the entire individuality of the personage in question.

    The Works of Edgar Allan Poe — Volume 4

  • Kingsley House at Ashuelot, N.H.: "It may seem useless to add testimony to the overwhelming mass already given of the many remarkable cures performed at your Institution, but I deem it a pleasure and a duty to add mine to your long list as _very remarkable_.

    The People's Common Sense Medical Adviser in Plain English or, Medicine Simplified, 54th ed., One Million, Six Hundred and Fifty Thousand

  • Kingsley House at Ashuelot, N.H.: "It may seem useless to add testimony to the overwhelming mass already given of the many remarkable cures performed at your Institution, but I deem it a pleasure and a duty to add mine to your long list as _very remarkable_.

    The People's Common Sense Medical Adviser in Plain English or, Medicine Simplified, 54th ed., One Million, Six Hundred and Fifty Thousand

  • Based on that performance, Mr. Otellini said he expects Intel's revenue to grow in the mid-20% range for all of 2011, which he termed remarkable for a company of Intel's size.

    Intel Sees Hope for PCs

  • UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Steven Hadley says the place was chosen because of what he called the remarkable turn around in the province.

    CNN Transcript Sep 3, 2007

  • Churchill was referring to what he called the remarkable and definite victory of Allied troops at El Alamein.

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  • Churchill was referring to what he called the remarkable and definite victory of Allied troops at El Alamein.

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  • Jabil CEO Timothy Main noted that this was a record quarter and fiscal year for the company, which he called remarkable in the present environment.

  • The Gambian leader, His Excellency Sheikh Professor Alhaji Dr Yahya Jammeh has heaped praises on the people and government of the Federal Republic of Nigeria for what he called their remarkable and instrumental role in the liberation and development of the African continent.

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  • The Gambian leader, His Excellency Sheikh Professor Alhaji Dr Yahya Jammeh has heaped praises on the people and government of the Federal Republic of Nigeria for what he called their remarkable and instrumental role in the liberation and development of the African continent.

    AllAfrica News: Latest

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