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Meaning of UNCOMMON

Pronunciation:  un'kâmun

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  not common or ordinarily encountered; unusually great in amount or remarkable in character or kind; "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"
  2. [adj]  marked by an uncommon quality; especially superlative or extreme of its kind; "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"

UNCOMMON is a 8 letter word that starts with U.


 Synonyms: especial(a), exceptional, particular(a), rare, special, unusual, unwonted
 Antonyms: common
 See Also: extraordinary



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Un*com"mon\, a.
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}, n.