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Definition of "uncommon" []

  • Not common; rare. (adjective)
  • Wonderful; remarkable. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "uncommon" in a sentence
  • ""Now, this is what I call uncommon jolly," said Captain Bunting, sitting down on his saddle before the cheerful blaze, rubbing his hands, and gazing round, with a smile of the utmost benignity on his broad, hairy countenance."
  • ""That right there is what we call uncommon valor," Myer said."
  • "Not uncommon from the ideologically interested pews of academe."