Synonyms for extraordinary

Synonyms for (adj) extraordinary

Synonyms: extraordinary

Definition: (of an official) serving an unusual or special function in addition to those of the regular officials

Usage: an ambassador extraordinary

Similar words: unusual

Definition: not usual or common or ordinary

Usage: a scene of unusual beauty; a man of unusual ability; cruel and unusual punishment; an unusual meteorite

Synonyms: over-the-top, sinful, extraordinary

Definition: far more than usual or expected

Usage: an extraordinary desire for approval; it was an over-the-top experience

Similar words: immoderate

Definition: beyond reasonable limits

Usage: immoderate laughter; immoderate spending

Synonyms: extraordinary

Definition: beyond what is ordinary or usual; highly unusual or exceptional or remarkable

Usage: extraordinary authority; an extraordinary achievement; her extraordinary beauty; enjoyed extraordinary popularity; an extraordinary capacity for work; an extraordinary session of the legislature

Similar words: bonzer

Definition: remarkable or wonderful

Similar words: exceeding, exceptional, prodigious, surpassing, olympian

Definition: far beyond what is usual in magnitude or degree

Usage: a night of exceeding darkness; an exceptional memory; olympian efforts to save the city from bankruptcy; the young Mozart's prodigious talents

Similar words: extraordinaire

Definition: extraordinary in a particular capacity

Usage: a woodworker extraordinaire; a self-starter extraordinaire

Similar words: fantastic, marvellous, marvelous, rattling, terrific, tremendous, howling, grand, wonderful, wondrous

Definition: extraordinarily good or great ; used especially as intensifiers

Usage: a fantastic trip to the Orient; the film was fantastic!; a howling success; a marvelous collection of rare books; had a rattling conversation about politics; a tremendous achievement

Similar words: phenomenal

Definition: exceedingly or unbelievably great

Usage: the bomb did fantastic damage; Samson is supposed to have had fantastic strength; phenomenaRl feats of memory

Similar words: awful, frightful, tremendous, terrible

Definition: extreme in degree or extent or amount or impact

Usage: in a frightful hurry; spent a frightful amount of money

Similar words: great

Definition: remarkable or out of the ordinary in degree or magnitude or effect

Usage: a great crisis; had a great stake in the outcome

Similar words: one

Definition: used informally as an intensifier

Usage: that is one fine dog

Similar words: uncanny, preternatural

Definition: surpassing the ordinary or normal

Usage: Beyond his preternatural affability there is some acid and some steel - George Will; his uncanny sense of direction

Similar words: pyrotechnic

Definition: suggestive of fireworks

Usage: pyrotechnic keyboard virtuosity; a pyrotechnic wit

Similar words: rare, uncommon

Definition: marked by an uncommon quality; especially superlative or extreme of its kind

Usage: what is so rare as a day in June-J.R.Lowell; a rare skill; an uncommon sense of humor; she was kind to an uncommon degree

Similar words: singular, remarkable

Definition: unusual or striking

Usage: a remarkable sight; such poise is singular in one so young

Similar words: some

Definition: remarkable

Usage: that was some party; she is some skier

Similar words: special

Definition: for a special service or occasion

Usage: a special correspondent; a special adviser to the committee; had to get special permission for the event

Similar words: wonderworking

Definition: performing or able to perform wonders or miracles

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