Extraordinary and Ordinary


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Extraordinary adjective – Being out of the ordinary.
Usage example: the marine is being cited for extraordinary courage

Ordinary is an antonym for extraordinary in topics: remarkable, unusual, peculiar, strange and wonderful.
Nearby Word: extraordinarily
Antonyms for Extraordinary


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Ordinary adjective – Being of the type that is encountered in the normal course of events.
Usage example: it was a perfectly ordinary and undistinguished shirt

Extraordinary is an antonym for ordinary in topics: average, common.
Nearby Words: ordinal, ordinarily, ordinariness, ordination
Antonyms for Ordinary
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Things that words describes

girl extraordinary girl ordinary girl
life extraordinary life ordinary life
man extraordinary man ordinary man
people extraordinary people ordinary people
Other nouns: men, means, world, circumstances, magic, creatures, beings, situations.

Both words in one sentence

  • It doesn't distinguish sharply between extraordinary and ordinary citizens, explaining that it is toxic to regard some people having more worth than others.
  • An Aesop By deconstructing the trope The Chosen One, this film expertly averts sharply defining the terms ordinary and extraordinary, explaining that everyone has the capacity to be special and creative without a prophecy unfairly singling out those who deserve to be special.
    Source: An Aesop
  • Gantz. It's only the longest, most shellshock / ordinary reactions to extraordinary circumstances / stresstesting ordinary Japanese-themed gritty allegory around.
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Ordinary and Extraordinary. (2016). Retrieved 2020, November 23, from https://thesaurus.plus/related/extraordinary/ordinary
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