American English

Definition of remarkable adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1  unusual or surprising in a way that causes people to take notice synonym astonishing
  2. 2 a remarkable achievement/career/talent She was a truly remarkable woman. What is even more remarkable about the whole thing is… remarkable for something The area is remarkable for its scenery. remarkable that… It is remarkable that nobody noticed sooner. opposite unremarkable
adverb The car is in remarkably good condition for its age. Remarkably, nobody was killed. The two reports are remarkably similar.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: remarkable