|a.||1.||Beyond or out of the common order or method; not usual, customary, regular, or ordinary; |
|2.||Exceeding the common degree, measure. or condition; hence, remarkable; uncommon; rare; wonderful; |
|3.||Employed or sent upon an unusual or special service; |
|n.||1.||That which is extraordinary; - used especially in the plural; |
|Adj.||1.||extraordinary - 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 - 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"
|2.||extraordinary - far more than usual or expected; "an extraordinary desire for approval"; "it was an over-the-top experience"|
|3.||extraordinary - (of an official) serving an unusual or special function in addition to those of the regular officials; "an ambassador extraordinary"|