One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
usually as submodifier Exceptionally; very.‘he is an uncommonly good talker’
unusually, remarkably, extraordinarily, extra, exceptionally, outstandingly, singularly, particularly, especially, strikingly, markedly, decidedly, notably, eminently, signally, uniquely, extremely, very, inordinately, incredibly, amazingly, awfully, terriblyView synonyms
- ‘The room was uncommonly tidy, except for the books on the desk, and there were no pictures on the walls.’
- ‘Lydia looked up at Theo, wondering at the uncommonly serious tone in his voice.’
- ‘A string of uncommonly frightening encounters and a grimy dark feel sets the bar.’
- ‘In a land where power is often measured by an executive's fear factor, Lyne is remarkably calm and uncommonly polite.’
- ‘It was at one uncommonly crowded nights of these that I met Li'l Andy.’
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