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"
extraordinary, over-the-top, sinfuladjective
far more than usual or expected
"an extraordinary desire for approval"; "it was an over-the-top experience"
(of an official) serving an unusual or special function in addition to those of the regular officials
"an ambassador extraordinary"
Not ordinary; exceptional; unusual;
Etymology: Latin extraordinarius, from extra ordinem, "outside the order".
beyond or out of the common order or method; not usual, customary, regular, or ordinary; as, extraordinary evils; extraordinary remedies
exceeding the common degree, measure. or condition; hence, remarkable; uncommon; rare; wonderful; as, extraordinary talents or grandeur
employed or sent upon an unusual or special service; as, an ambassador extraordinary
that which is extraordinary; -- used especially in the plural; as, extraordinaries excepted, there is nothing to prevent success
Etymology: [L. extraordinarius; extra on the outside + ordinarius: cf. F. extraordinaire. See Ordinary.]
ExtraOrdinary is an EP by Nizlopi, released in 2006.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
eks-tror′di-nar-i, or eks-trä-or′-, adj. beyond ordinary: not usual or regular: wonderful: special or supernumerary, as 'physician extraordinary' in a royal household, and 'extraordinary professor' in a German university, both being inferior to the ordinary official.—n.pl. Extraor′dinaries, things that exceed the usual order, kind, or method.—adv. Extraor′dinarily.—n. Extraor′dinariness. [L. extra, outside, ordo—inis, order.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'extraordinary' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4218
Rank popularity for the word 'extraordinary' in Adjectives Frequency: #452
The numerical value of extraordinary in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of extraordinary in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
And my experience has been that Nancy Pelosi knows how to do that, and she was an extraordinary partner for me throughout my presidency.
Readily people do not accept any ordinary to behave like an extraordinary unless and until some extraordinary but preferably wealthy approves him to be not ordinary.
It adds something to the performance. when Edgar Ramirez goes to those Biedermeier closets [in Versace’s bedroom], they were the same closets Versace spent a year building and they’ve been lovingly maintained. They were extraordinary.
We've had a 10 percent decline in six hours. That's simply extraordinary. And a vote to leave provides an existential crisis for Europe.
We’re launching this new brand with Blake Shelton, and I think that’s the exciting thing for our company, blake has been an artist who we have witnessed up close and personal for over 10 years now. We’ve watched his career go through this period, we’re friends with him and we have an extraordinary amount of regard for him.
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- extraordinariCatalan, Valencian
- neobyčejný, mimořádnýCzech
- außerordentlich, außergewöhnlichGerman
- خارق العادهPersian
- epätavallinen, kummallinen, erikoinenFinnish
- straordinaria, straordinarioItalian
- יוצאת דופןHebrew
- 並外れる, 非凡, 傑出するJapanese
- insolitus, eximus, extraordinariusLatin
- haraki, whakaharahara, autaiaMāori
- luar biasaMalay
- ieșit din comun, neobișnuit, extraordinarRomanian
- необычный, необычайный, экстраординарныйRussian
- olağanüstü, fevkaladeTurkish
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