Definitions for uncommonʌnˈkɒm ən
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
un•com•monʌnˈkɒm ən(adj.)-er, -est.
not common; unusual; rare.
more than the usual in amount or degree.
Origin of uncommon:
not common or ordinarily encountered; unusually great in amount or remarkable in character or kind
"uncommon birds"; "frost and floods are uncommon during these months"; "doing an uncommon amount of business"; "an uncommon liking for money"; "he owed his greatest debt to his mother's uncommon character and ability"
marked by an uncommon quality; especially superlative or extreme of its kind
"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"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
Attacks by bears are uncommon.; an uncommon sight; It had been uncommonly rainy.; an uncommonly tasty wine
rare; not readily found; unusual
Bald eagles are an uncommon sighting in this state
The diamond was of uncommon size
not common; unusual; infrequent; rare; hence, remarkable; strange; as, an uncommon season; an uncommon degree of cold or heat; uncommon courage
Translations for uncommon
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
This type of animal is becoming very uncommon.
- ongewoon, raarAfrikaans
- غَيْر مألوف، غَيْر شائِعArabic
- incomumPortuguese (BR)
- σπάνιος, ασυνήθιστοςGreek
- raro, poco comúnSpanish
- ebatavaline, haruldaneEstonian
- לא רָגִיל, לא שָׁכִיחַHebrew
- rijedak, neobičanCroatian
- sjaldgæfur, óvenjulegurIcelandic
- (보기) 드문Korean
- retas, neįprastasLithuanian
- rets; neparastsLatvian
- tdk biasaMalay
- niezwykły, rzadkiPolish
- كله كله، كله نا كله: لږ مو ندونى (نادر): غير معمولPashto
- vzácny, nezvyčajnýSlovak
- ender, alışılmamışTurkish
- 罕見的，不尋常的Chinese (Trad.)
- незвичний, рідкіснийUkrainian
- نادر، غير معموليUrdu
- bất thường, hiếm thấyVietnamese
- 罕见的，不寻常的Chinese (Simp.)
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