What is the meaning of extraordinary?


  • 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"
  • Far more than usual or expected.
    • usage: "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)
    • usage: "an ambassador extraordinary"
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