Definitions of extraordinary

  1. beyond what is ordinary or usual; highly unusual or exceptional or remarkable; " extraordinary authority"; " an extraordinary achievement"; " her extraordinary beauty"; " enjoyed extraordinary popularity"; " an extraordinary capacity for work"; " an extraordinary session of the legislature"
  2. far more than usual or expected; " an extraordinary desire for approval"; " it was an over- the- top experience"
  3. ( of an official) serving an unusual or special function in addition to those of the regular officials; " an ambassador extraordinary"
  4. Beyond or out of the common order or method; not usual, customary, regular, or ordinary; as, extraordinary evils; extraordinary remedies.
  5. Exceeding the common degree, measure. or condition; hence, remarkable; uncommon; rare; wonderful; as, extraordinary talents or grandeur.
  6. Employed or sent upon an unusual or special service; as, an ambassador extraordinary.
  7. That which is extraordinary; - used especially in the plural; as, extraordinaries excepted, there is nothing to prevent success.
  8. Unusual; remarkable; rare; eminent; special.
  9. Extraordinarily.
  10. Beyond ordinary; not usual or regular; wonderful; special.
  11. Not usual; wonderful; special.
  12. Being beyond the ordinary; remarkable; special.
  13. Beyond or out of the common order; exceeding the common degree or measure; remarkable; rare; wonderful; special; sent for a special purpose or on a particular occasion.
  14. Anything extraordinary.
  15. Beyond ordinary or usual; uncommon; remarkable; special.
  16. In an uncommon degree.

Quotes of extraordinary

  1. Well, you cannot think of cinema now, and you cannot think of cinema in the UK and not place Chaplin in the most extraordinary elevated context, if there can be such a thing, in that he was a genius, he was unique. – Richard Attenborough
  2. I never saw a contradiction between the ideas that sustain me and the ideas of that symbol, of that extraordinary figure, Jesus Christ. – Fidel Castro
  3. I know my theories and findings are hard for you to accept because they are so original and extraordinary – Alex Chiu
  4. Privacy and security are those things you give up when you show the world what makes you extraordinary – Margaret Cho
  5. Occasionally if you do something extraordinary the crew responds with spontaneous applause, but that's very rare. – Claudia Christian
  6. I also believe that we have an extraordinary opportunity for the United States and European Union to lead the world in developing and implementing new and more efficient technologies- smart electrical grids and electrical vehicles. – Hillary Clinton
  7. Extraordinary how potent cheap music is. – Noel Coward
  8. I keep getting these extraordinary letteres, really weird ones from American sports stars- I've always thought you were one pretty lady and now that you're single I want to meet you for a drink. – Elizabeth Hurley
  9. There is extraordinary similarities between the Midwest in America and Europe in that there is this sense of vast, open sky and loneliness and cold. – Ajay Naidu
  10. We have to promote a movie. It's just extraordinary that everybody I'm talkin' to loves this movie. – Joe Pantoliano
  11. We are today, in this country, convulsed by the situation in Iraq. It is an extraordinary crisis. It is taxing our men and women in uniform, and it is certainly taxing our resolve. – Jack Reed
  12. I will not leave a corner of my consciousness covered up, but saturate myself with the strange and extraordinary new conditions of this life, and it will all refine itself into poetry later on. – Isaac Rosenberg
  13. When I'm playing a character like Jonathan in Ripley's Game I want to be in the moment when he's feeling pain; this very ordinary person who finds himself in extraordinary circumstances. – Dougray Scott
  14. Even then, our family was extraordinary with ten kids. – Mink Stole
  15. Democracy is an extraordinary adventure. It's difficult, full of daring and risk and danger. But it's the greatest gift we have. – Jon Voight

Usage examples for extraordinary

  1. I see nothing extraordinary in the fact that we are not going." – The Club of Queer Trades by G. K. Chesterton
  2. Verwaltungsbericht is one of those extraordinary words which are so long that when you look at one end of the word you cannot see the other end. – Walking-Stick Papers by Robert Cortes Holliday
  3. Lord, we are an extraordinary family! – Colorado Jim by George Goodchild
  4. That is very extraordinary – Checkmate by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
  5. " But this is extraordinary Lord Badgery exclaimed. – Mortal Coils by Aldous Huxley
  6. But there was something that made it extraordinary something connected with Androvsky. – The Garden Of Allah by Robert Hichens
  7. Some things the younger brother had forgotten about him, the beauty of the dark face that looked as if it had been cut out of rock, the extraordinary signs of strength, in spite of that which might have appealed to pity. – Rose MacLeod by Alice Brown
  8. " My story is an extraordinary one. – The Frozen Pirate by W. Clark Russell
  9. " An extraordinary thing happened. – Love of Brothers by Katharine Tynan
  10. It was too extraordinary to be true. – Lord of the World by Robert Hugh Benson
  11. You are an extraordinary woman, widow. – Wives and Widows; or The Broken Life by Ann S. Stephens
  12. For a long time I puzzled over the whole extraordinary experience. – The Mutineers by Charles Boardman Hawes
  13. But isn't it too extraordinary – Lady-Betty-Across-the-Water by Lowell, Orson
  14. Clare was quite extraordinary I have never seen her anything like it- she talked the whole time, laughed, almost shouted. – Fortitude by Hugh Walpole
  15. They were extraordinary eyes. – Corporal Cameron by Ralph Connor
  16. On Christmas day Karen had a son, a child of extraordinary beauty, that brought his soul into the world with him. – Prisoners of Conscience by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
  17. I think you are the most extraordinary person I ever met. – Ideala by Sarah Grand
  18. I mean, how extraordinary that it should be your aunt that Madeline's going to stay with. – Right Ho, Jeeves by P. G. Wodehouse
  19. Here an extraordinary thing happened. – Tom Grogan by F. Hopkinson Smith
  20. He praised you most warmly and apologized for your extraordinary conduct. – The Children of the World by Paul Heyse

Rhymes for extraordinary