Definition of remarkable in English:


Line breaks: re¦mark|able
Pronunciation: /rɪˈmɑːkəb(ə)l


Worthy of attention; striking: a remarkable coincidence
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  • 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.
striking, outstanding, momentous, impressive, singular, signal, pre-eminent, memorable, unforgettable, never to be forgotten, unique, arresting, eye-catching, conspicuous, noteworthy, notable, great, considerable, distinctive, important, distinguished, prominent;
out of the ordinary, unusual, uncommon, rare, surprising, curious, strange, odd, peculiar, uncanny;
Scottish unco
informal fantastic, terrific, tremendous, stupendous, awesome, amazeballs, out of this world, unreal
literary wondrous


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



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  • 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.


[sentence adverb]: remarkably, I finished ahead of schedule [as submodifier]: they got on remarkably well
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  • 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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