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Definition of 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

Mathematics has beauty and romance. It's not a boring place to be, the mathematical world. It's an extraordinary place; it's worth spending time there.
Marcus du Sautoy

The moment you have in your heart this extraordinary thing called love and feel the depth, the delight, the ecstasy of it, you will discover that for you the world is transformed.
Jiddu Krishnamurti

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

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

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
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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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