What does uncommon mean?

Definitions for uncommon
ʌnˈkɒm ənun·com·mon

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. uncommon(adj)

    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"

  2. rare, uncommon(adj)

    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"


  1. uncommon(Adjective)

    rare; not readily found; unusual

    Bald eagles are an uncommon sighting in this state

  2. uncommon(Adjective)

    remarkable; exceptional

    The diamond was of uncommon size

Webster Dictionary

  1. Uncommon(adj)

    not common; unusual; infrequent; rare; hence, remarkable; strange; as, an uncommon season; an uncommon degree of cold or heat; uncommon courage

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Uncommon

    un-kom′un, adj. not common, strange.—adv. (coll.) very.—adv. Uncomm′only.—n. Uncomm′onness.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of uncommon in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of uncommon in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of uncommon in a Sentence

  1. Emeasoba George:

    A Warm Welcome To Year 2018. Every New Year Brings Along Brand New Opportunities And Possibilities For Us To Utilize And Maximize. Thus, Receive God's Uncommon Grace To Achieve All That You Could Not Achieve Last Year In This New Year. Listen Up, You've Got To Keep Your Fingers Crossed (Be Hopeful). For, This New Year Is Going To Be Better Off Than Last Year (all-round). Only Believe Undoubtedly. Because, It Will Be Unto You Just According To Your Own Faith (Matthew 9:29) Mark You. Happy New Year Ahead Anyway. -Emeasoba George

  2. Marc Schuckit:

    What is really important is the 'never had a blackout' group was relatively uncommon, compared to the other groups.

  3. Emeasoba George:

    The darkest part of the night marks the dawn of a new day. Yes! i.e. your so seemed worst failure will sooner or later pave way for an uncommon success just for you.

  4. Laura Danly:

    Some people look at it as being a portent of doom. That is not uncommon, but it really isn't. It is the alignment of the sun and the moon.

  5. Samuel Taylor Coleridge:

    Common sense in an uncommon degree and is what the world calls wisdom.

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