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Synonyms for uncommon

Synonyms for (adjective) uncommon

Synonyms: uncommon Definition: not common or ordinarily encountered; unusually great in amount or remarkable in character or kind Usage: uncommon birds; frost and floods are uncommon during these months; doing an uncommon amount of business; an uncommon liking for money; he owed his greatest debt to his mother's uncommon character and ability

Similar words: especial, exceptional, special, particular Definition: surpassing what is common or usual or expected Usage: he paid especial attention to her; exceptional kindness; a matter of particular and unusual importance; a special occasion; a special reason to confide in her; what's so special about the year 2000?

Similar words: rare Definition: not widely known; especially valued for its uncommonness Usage: a rare word; rare books

Similar words: red carpet, red-carpet Definition: special treatment or hospitality Usage: the maitre d' gave them the red-carpet treatment

Similar words: unusual Definition: not commonly encountered Usage: two-career families are no longer unusual

Similar words: unwonted Definition: out of the ordinary Usage: an unwonted softness in her face

Synonyms: rare, uncommon Definition: marked by an uncommon quality; especially superlative or extreme of its kind Usage: what is so rare as a day in June-J.R.Lowell; a rare skill; an uncommon sense of humor; she was kind to an uncommon degree

Similar words: extraordinary Definition: beyond what is ordinary or usual; highly unusual or exceptional or remarkable Usage: extraordinary authority; an extraordinary achievement; her extraordinary beauty; enjoyed extraordinary popularity; an extraordinary capacity for work; an extraordinary session of the legislature