Definition of remarkable in English:

remarkable

adjective

  • Worthy of attention; striking.

    ‘a remarkable coincidence’
    • ‘One of the most remarkable achievements of capitalism is the drop in infant mortality.’
    • ‘I have to say I find that fact as remarkable as it is humbling.’
    • ‘I did indeed see the remarkable resemblance, the fusion of nature and art.’
    • ‘In the end, however, Tom made a remarkable comeback by defeating Michael.’
    • ‘Things came to a head within a week, which is quite remarkable by theatre standards.’
    • ‘One of the big surprises of the global economy is Japan's remarkable turnaround.’
    • ‘You can't deny that it's a remarkable coincidence, the way things worked out.’
    • ‘But in another respect I found the results quite remarkable.’
    • ‘Bradley recounts one remarkable story of a naval aviator who was shot down.’
    • ‘And it will bear a remarkable similarity to his father's and grandfather's.’
    • ‘As a couple of you have pointed out, it's a remarkable coincidence.’
    • ‘Her achievements are even more remarkable for the fact that she only embarked on a university education in her fifties.’
    • ‘I love all the little things the company did to make the product remarkable.’
    • ‘The remarkable similarities between these deposits indicate that they were formed by identical processes.’
    • ‘Emily only became a senior grade four days before the competition which makes her result even more remarkable.’
    • ‘Initially, there seems to be nothing remarkable about a group of investment bankers being mentors.’
    • ‘The government's education policies must be working, as the value added seems remarkable.’
    • ‘When you look at it like that, it's a truly remarkable feat.’
    • ‘The figures say everything about the most remarkable bowling feat in cricket's history.’
    • ‘One of the most remarkable achievements of modern industrial capitalism is the increase in life expectancy.’
    extraordinary, exceptional, amazing, astonishing, astounding, marvellous, wonderful, sensational, stunning, incredible, unbelievable, miraculous, phenomenal, prodigious
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Origin

Early 17th century: from French remarquable, from remarquer ‘take note of’ (see remark).

Pronunciation

remarkable

/rɪˈmɑːkəb(ə)l/