Antonyms of adj extraordinary

3 senses of extraordinary

Sense 1
extraordinary (vs. ordinary) -- (beyond what is ordinary or usual; highly unusual or exceptional or remarkable; "extraordinary authority"; "an extraordinary achievement"; "her extraordinary beauty"; "enjoyed extraordinary popularity"; "an extraordinary capacity for work"; "an extraordinary session of the legislature")

ordinary (vs. extraordinary) -- (not exceptional in any way especially in quality or ability or size or degree; "ordinary everyday objects"; "ordinary decency"; "an ordinary day"; "an ordinary wine")
        => average, fair, mediocre, middling -- (lacking exceptional quality or ability; "a novel of average merit"; "only a fair performance of the sonata"; "in fair health"; "the caliber of the students has gone from mediocre to above average"; "the performance was middling at best")
        => banausic -- ((formal) ordinary and not refined; "he felt contempt for all banausic occupations")
        => characterless, nondescript -- (lacking distinct or individual characteristics; dull and uninteresting; "women dressed in nondescript clothes"; "a nondescript novel")
        => common -- (to be expected; standard; "common decency")
        => commonplace -- (completely ordinary and unremarkable; "air travel has now become commonplace"; "commonplace everyday activities")
        => cut-and-dried, cut-and-dry -- (according to ordinary expectations)
        => everyday, mundane, quotidian, routine, unremarkable, workaday -- (found in the ordinary course of events; "a placid everyday scene"; "it was a routine day"; "there's nothing quite like a real...train conductor to add color to a quotidian commute"- Anita Diamant)
        => indifferent, so-so (predicate) -- (being neither good nor bad; "an indifferent performance"; "a gifted painter but an indifferent actor"; "her work at the office is passable"; "a so-so golfer"; "feeling only so-so"; "prepared a tolerable dinner"; "a tolerable working knowledge of French")
        => run-of-the-mill, run-of-the-mine, mine run, unexceptional -- (not special in any way; "run-of-the-mill boxing"; "your run-of-the-mine college graduate"; "a unexceptional an incident as can be found in a lawyer's career")

Sense 2
extraordinary, over-the-top, sinful -- (far more than usual or expected; "an extraordinary desire for approval"; "it was an over-the-top experience")

INDIRECT (VIA immoderate) -> moderate -- (being within reasonable or average limits; not excessive or extreme; "moderate prices"; "a moderate income"; "a moderate fine"; "moderate demands"; "a moderate estimate"; "a moderate eater"; "moderate success"; "a kitchen of moderate size"; "the X-ray showed moderate enlargement of the heart")

Sense 3
extraordinary (predicate) -- ((of an official) serving an unusual or special function in addition to those of the regular officials; "an ambassador extraordinary")

INDIRECT (VIA unusual) -> usual -- (occurring or encountered or experienced or observed frequently or in accordance with regular practice or procedure; "grew the usual vegetables"; "the usual summer heat"; "came at the usual time"; "the child's usual bedtime")

Similarity of adj extraordinary

3 senses of extraordinary

Sense 1
extraordinary (vs. ordinary) -- (beyond what is ordinary or usual; highly unusual or exceptional or remarkable; "extraordinary authority"; "an extraordinary achievement"; "her extraordinary beauty"; "enjoyed extraordinary popularity"; "an extraordinary capacity for work"; "an extraordinary session of the legislature")
       => bonzer -- (remarkable or wonderful)
       => exceeding, exceptional, olympian, prodigious, surpassing -- (far beyond what is usual in magnitude or degree; "a night of exceeding darkness"; "an exceptional memory"; "olympian efforts to save the city from bankruptcy"; "the young Mozart's prodigious talents")
       => extraordinaire (postnominal) -- (extraordinary in a particular capacity; "a woodworker extraordinaire"; "a self-starter extraordinaire")
       => fantastic, grand, howling (prenominal), marvelous, marvellous, rattling (prenominal), terrific, tremendous, wonderful, wondrous -- (extraordinarily good or great ; used especially as intensifiers; "a fantastic trip to the Orient"; "the film was fantastic!"; "a howling success"; "a marvelous collection of rare books"; "had a rattling conversation about politics"; "a tremendous achievement")
       => phenomenal -- (exceedingly or unbelievably great; "the bomb did fantastic damage"; "Samson is supposed to have had fantastic strength"; "phenomenaRl feats of memory")
       => frightful, terrible, awful, tremendous -- (extreme in degree or extent or amount or impact; "in a frightful hurry"; "spent a frightful amount of money")
       => great -- (remarkable or out of the ordinary in degree or magnitude or effect; "a great crisis"; "had a great stake in the outcome")
       => one (prenominal) -- (used informally as an intensifier; "that is one fine dog")
       => preternatural, uncanny -- (surpassing the ordinary or normal; "Beyond his preternatural affability there is some acid and some steel" - George Will; "his uncanny sense of direction")
       => pyrotechnic -- (suggestive of fireworks; "pyrotechnic keyboard virtuosity"; "a pyrotechnic wit")
       => rare, uncommon -- (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")
       => remarkable, singular -- (unusual or striking; "a remarkable sight"; "such poise is singular in one so young")
       => some -- (remarkable; "that was some party"; "she is some skier")
       => special -- (for a special service or occasion; "a special correspondent"; "a special adviser to the committee"; "had to get special permission for the event")
       => wonderworking -- (performing or able to perform wonders or miracles)
          Also See-> incomparable#1, uncomparable#1; uncommon#1; unusual#1; superior#1; impressive#1

Sense 2
extraordinary, over-the-top, sinful -- (far more than usual or expected; "an extraordinary desire for approval"; "it was an over-the-top experience")
       => immoderate (vs. moderate) -- (beyond reasonable limits; "immoderate laughter"; "immoderate spending")

Sense 3
extraordinary (predicate) -- ((of an official) serving an unusual or special function in addition to those of the regular officials; "an ambassador extraordinary")
       => unusual (vs. usual) -- (not usual or common or ordinary; "a scene of unusual beauty"; "a man of unusual ability"; "cruel and unusual punishment"; "an unusual meteorite")

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