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.
extraordinary, exceptional, amazing, astonishing, astounding, marvellous, wonderful, sensational, stunning, incredible, unbelievable, miraculous, phenomenal, prodigious;
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;
informal fantastic, terrific, tremendous, stupendous, awesome, amazeballs, out of this world, unreal
- 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.
Early 17th century: from French remarquable, from remarquer 'take note of' (see remark).
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