Antonyms for extraordinary

Grammar : Adj
Spell : ik-strawr-dn-er-ee, ek-struh-awr-
Phonetic Transcription : ɪkˈstrɔr dnˌɛr i, ˌɛk strəˈɔr-

Definition of extraordinary

Origin :
  • early 15c., from Latin extraordinarius "out of the common order," from extra ordinem "out of order," especially the usual order, from extra "out" (see extra-) + ordinem (nominative ordo) "order" (see order). Related: Extraordinarily.
  • adj strange and wonderful
Example sentences :
  • I regard her as, on the whole, the most extraordinary person of her race I have ever met.
  • Extract from : « Harriet, The Moses of Her People » by Sarah H. Bradford
  • This was the most extraordinary person with whom he had ever talked.
  • Extract from : « Ester Ried Yet Speaking » by Isabella Alden
  • No reason is given for this extraordinary contempt of living.
  • Extract from : « The Man Shakespeare » by Frank Harris
  • More than this, there is about sorrow an intense, an extraordinary reality.
  • Extract from : « De Profundis » by Oscar Wilde
  • Possibly because of the extraordinary directions which beauty culture may take.
  • Extract from : « The Bacillus of Beauty » by Harriet Stark
  • This who was the most extraordinary woman that ever lived, was also little Nellie Winship.
  • Extract from : « The Bacillus of Beauty » by Harriet Stark
  • A few minutes earlier they had been of extraordinary brilliancy.
  • Extract from : « The Bacillus of Beauty » by Harriet Stark
  • Allis Porter's perceptions had been developed to an extraordinary degree.
  • Extract from : « Thoroughbreds » by W. A. Fraser
  • The extraordinary credulity of the people is hardly conceivable.
  • Extract from : « The Story of the Malakand Field Force » by Sir Winston S. Churchill
  • The "thrust" of the propeller is also extraordinary, being between 250 and 260 pounds.
  • Extract from : « Flying Machines » by W.J. Jackman and Thos. H. Russell

Synonyms for extraordinary

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