Pronunciation of Extraordinary
/ɛkstɹˈɔːdɪnəɹi/, /ɛkstɹˈɔːdɪnəɹi/, /ɛ_k_s_t_ɹ_ˈɔː_d_ɪ_n_ə_ɹ_i/
Antonyms for extraordinary:
Synonyms for extraordinary:
surprisingly, staggering, uncharacteristic, unlikely, unheralded, unannounced, crazily, preferable, ironic, earth-shattering, out of sight, outrageous, ironically, unbidden, unexpected, unasked, unhoped-for, incredibly, surprising, eye-popping, sudden, noble, startling, STANDOUT.
striking, outstanding, Wonderous, outlandish, exceptional, superior, excellent, noteworthy, fabulous, uncustomary, miraculous, notable, fantastic, wonderful, amazing, unprecedented, novel, exotic, sensational, peculiar, remarkable, marvelous, phenomenal, unusual.
out of the ordinary, crazy, deranged, bizarre, mismatch, abnormal, novel, uncustomary, deviant, incongruous, crosspatch, inconsistent, off, nonconforming, unfamiliar, incompatible, oddity, atypical, freakish, aberrant, unconventional, unique, improper, quirky, singular, different, peculiar, oddball, irregular, curious, untypical, erratic, un-ordinary, unusual, strange, fey, anomalous, idiosyncratic, odd, funny, eccentric, uncommon, misfit, divergent, exceptional, outlandish.
strange and wonderful (adjective)
bizarre, uncommon, out of the ordinary, marvelous, exceptional, peculiar, rare, terrific, odd, unprecedented, phenomenal, weird, unwonted, curious, unusual, remarkable, amazing, incredible, outstanding, unique, strange, unfamiliar, wicked, special, fantastic, surprising, singular.
Sense 1 (noun)
Sense 3 (noun)
pyrotechnic, unusual, special, preternatural, bonzer, howling, rare, marvellous, tremendous, one, fantastic, exceeding, great, prodigious, singular, over-the-top, terrific, frightful, some, wonderful, wondrous, wonderworking, immoderate, uncommon, rattling, exceptional, remarkable, olympian, phenomenal, marvelous, surpassing.
Usage examples for extraordinary:
- People fight; what is there extraordinary in that, allow me to ask? - "The Daughter of the Commandant", Alexksandr Sergeevich Pushkin.
- It is extraordinary, however, how soon she saw her way clear, and on how small a knowledge. - "The Life and Death of Richard Yea-and-Nay", Maurice Hewlett.
- And the extraordinary part of it is that even while I thought that way about you, I simply couldn't break the ice and tell you about it all. - "The Whirligig of Time", Wayland Wells Williams.