unremarkable unremarkable  /ən rɪ ˈmɑr kə bəl/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) found in the ordinary course of events

Usage(s):

  1. Fassie's 1980s effortsbubble-gum pop sung mainly in Englishwere musically unremarkable.
  2. The three-day translunar trip was unremarkable as unremarkable as man's first journey to the moon could be.
  3. In some ways, the prescriptions may seem unremarkable.

News

  1. 'The Architecture of Surveillance': With the NSA leaks making headlines,...

    With the NSA leaks making headlines, Architizer takes a look at the architecture of surveillance, noting that "these buildings do all they can to stay unremarkable; so while they aren't cutting-edge, they also are not so hideous as to be...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Curbed

  2. Taking Audiences on an Unsettling Ride

    To a passer-by on a recent weekday afternoon the brownstone in the Clinton Hill neighborhood of Brooklyn probably seemed unremarkable, and the block, where the building is nestled between two similar structures, was quiet.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: New York Times

  3. How Will the Fed Trim Bond Purchases?

    Solid if unremarkable May jobs data released Friday didn't do much to resolve the question of when the Fed will slow its bond-buying stimulus program. Another mystery still in the air? How much the asset buying will be eventually be reduced.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Wall Street Journal Blogs

Quotes

  1. "I would say the most remarkable thing about this bill is that it is unremarkable," said Sen. Ed Murray, D-Seattle. "Instead of the cultural wars that we have seen year after year, we see a Legislature that is mostly on board in moving...
    on Jan 29, 2009 By: Ed Murray Source: San Jose Mercury News

  2. "He was completely unremarkable, there was nothing in his background to suggest this could have happened," Mr Rech said.
    on Mar 12, 2009 By: Heribert Rech Source: Times Online

  3. (NECN: Washington) - "From now on, it will be unremarkable for a woman to win primary state victories. Unremarkable to have a woman in a close race to be our nominee. Unremarkable to think a woman can be the president of the United States," said...
    on Jun 7, 2008 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: NECN

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