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Webster 1913 Edition


Uncommon

Un-com′mon

,
Adj.
Not common; unusual; infrequent; rare; hence, remarkable; strange;
as, an
uncommon
season; an
uncommon
degree of cold or heat;
uncommon
courage.
Syn. – Rare; scarce; infrequent; unwonted.
Un-com′mon-ly
,
adv.
Un-com′mon-ness
,
Noun.

Webster 1828 Edition


Uncommon

UNCOM'MON

, a.
1.
Not common; not usual; rare; as an uncommon season; an uncommon degree of cold or heat; uncommon courage.
2.
Not frequent; not often seen or known; as an uncommon production.

Definition 2022


uncommon

uncommon

English

Adjective

uncommon (comparative uncommoner, superlative uncommonest)

  1. Rare; not readily found; unusual.
    Bald eagles are an uncommon sighting in this state
  2. Remarkable; exceptional.
    The diamond was of uncommon size

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