uncommon
1. [ adjective ] not common or ordinarily encountered; unusually great in amount or remarkable in character or kind
Examples:

"uncommon birds" "frost and floods are uncommon during these months" "an uncommon liking for money" "his mother's uncommon character and ability"

Related terms: common especial rare unusual unwonted red-carpet unusual extraordinary commonness
2. [ adjective ] marked by an uncommon quality; especially superlative or extreme of its kind
Synonyms: rare
Examples:

"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"

Related terms: extraordinary
Similar spelling:   uncommonly
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