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Definition of Extraordinary

Extraordinary

  1. Beyond or out of the common order or method; not usual, customary, regular, or ordinary; as, extraordinary evils; extraordinary remedies.
  2. Exceeding the common degree, measure. or condition; hence, remarkable; uncommon; rare; wonderful; as, extraordinary talents or grandeur.
  3. Employed or sent upon an unusual or special service; as, an ambassador extraordinary.
  4. That which is extraordinary; -- used especially in the plural; as, extraordinaries excepted, there is nothing to prevent success.

Extraordinary Quotations

Don't wait for extraordinary opportunities. Seize common occasions and make them great. Weak men wait for opportunities; strong men make them.
Orison Swett Marden

A positive attitude causes a chain reaction of positive thoughts, events and outcomes. It is a catalyst and it sparks extraordinary results.
Wade Boggs

I am an ordinary person who has been blessed with extraordinary opportunities and experiences. Today is one of those experiences.
Sonia Sotomayor

One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
Elbert Hubbard

Small minds are concerned with the extraordinary, great minds with the ordinary. - Blaise Pascal
Small minds are concerned with the extraordinary, great minds with the ordinary.
Blaise Pascal
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Extraordinary Translations

extraordinary in Dutch is buitengewoon, bijzonder
extraordinary in French is extraordinaire
extraordinary in Italian is insolito, eccezionale
extraordinary in Latin is mirus, precipuus, eximius
extraordinary in Norwegian is usedvanlig, merkelig
extraordinary in Spanish is extraordinario, insolito
extraordinary in Swedish is utomordentligt, ovanlig
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