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remarkable

Syllabification: re·mark·a·ble
Pronunciation: /rəˈmärkəb(ə)l
 
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Definition of remarkable in English:

adjective

Worthy of attention; striking: a remarkable coincidence
More example sentences
  • Her achievements are even more remarkable for the fact that she only embarked on a university education in her fifties.
  • Things came to a head within a week, which is quite remarkable by theatre standards.
  • One of the most remarkable achievements of capitalism is the drop in infant mortality.
Synonyms

Origin

early 17th century: from French remarquable, from remarquer 'take note of' (see remark).

Derivatives

remarkableness

1
noun
Example sentences
  • That was part of his importance and remarkableness.
  • The remarkableness of this accomplishment was that Smith also gentled these horses with a broken foot in a cast.
  • I think the practical element of his take on remarkableness makes this far more useful than the vague pronouncements of a self-proclaimed guru.

remarkably

2
adverb
[sentence adverb]: remarkably, they finished two weeks ahead of schedule [as submodifier]: the two boys got along remarkably well
More example sentences
  • The rest of the cast supports these two outstanding performances remarkably.
  • I turned up to meet a group of very serious and remarkably fluent young people.
  • It's a remarkably unusual effort, but even more so for a first-time director.

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