Definition of remarkable in English:



  • Worthy of attention; striking.

    ‘a remarkable coincidence’
    • ‘The figures say everything about the most remarkable bowling feat in cricket's history.’
    • ‘And it will bear a remarkable similarity to his father's and grandfather's.’
    • ‘When you look at it like that, it's a truly remarkable feat.’
    • ‘Her achievements are even more remarkable for the fact that she only embarked on a university education in her fifties.’
    • ‘But in another respect I found the results quite remarkable.’
    • ‘The remarkable similarities between these deposits indicate that they were formed by identical processes.’
    • ‘Bradley recounts one remarkable story of a naval aviator who was shot down.’
    • ‘I love all the little things the company did to make the product remarkable.’
    • ‘I have to say I find that fact as remarkable as it is humbling.’
    • ‘Things came to a head within a week, which is quite remarkable by theatre standards.’
    • ‘One of the most remarkable achievements of capitalism is the drop in infant mortality.’
    • ‘As a couple of you have pointed out, it's a remarkable coincidence.’
    • ‘In the end, however, Tom made a remarkable comeback by defeating Michael.’
    • ‘I did indeed see the remarkable resemblance, the fusion of nature and art.’
    • ‘You can't deny that it's a remarkable coincidence, the way things worked out.’
    • ‘The government's education policies must be working, as the value added seems remarkable.’
    • ‘Initially, there seems to be nothing remarkable about a group of investment bankers being mentors.’
    • ‘One of the big surprises of the global economy is Japan's remarkable turnaround.’
    • ‘One of the most remarkable achievements of modern industrial capitalism is the increase in life expectancy.’
    • ‘Emily only became a senior grade four days before the competition which makes her result even more remarkable.’
    extraordinary, exceptional, amazing, astonishing, astounding, marvellous, wonderful, sensational, stunning, incredible, unbelievable, miraculous, phenomenal, prodigious
    striking, outstanding, momentous, impressive, singular, signal, pre-eminent, memorable, unforgettable, never to be forgotten, unique, arresting, eye-catching, conspicuous, noteworthy, notable, great, considerable, distinctive, important, distinguished, prominent
    out of the ordinary, unusual, uncommon, rare, surprising, curious, strange, odd, peculiar, uncanny
    fantastic, terrific, tremendous, stupendous, awesome, amazeballs, out of this world, unreal
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Early 17th century: from French remarquable, from remarquer take note of (see remark).