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extraordinaryadjective above average, amazing, beyond the ordinary, curious, different, especial, exceeding the usual, exceptional, extraordinarius, infrequent, inusitatus, irregular, notable, noteworthy, novus, out of the ordinary, out of the regular order, outstanding, peculiar, phenomenal, rare, remarkable, singular, special, supernormal, unaccustomed, uncommon, uncustomary, unequalled, unexampled, unheard of, unique, unordinary, unparalleled, unusual, worthy of attention, worthy of regard
Associated concepts: extraordinary care, extraordinary cirrumstances, extraordinary expenses, extraordinary grand jury, extraordinary peril, extraordinary prerogative writ, exxraordinary purpose, extraordinary remedy, extraordinary risks, extraordinary services, extraordinary session
Foreign phrases: Ubi cessat remedium ordinarium, ibi deeurritur ad extraordinarium.Where an ordinary remedy fails, than resort must be made to an extraordinary one. Recurrendum est ad extraordinarium quando non valet ordinarium. Resort must be made to the extraordinary when the ordinary does not succeed. Nunquam decurritur ad extraordinarium sed ubi deficit ordinarium. Resort is never made to the extraordinary until the ordinary fails.
See also: best, distinctive, eccentric, individual, infrequent, inordinate, irregular, major, meritorious, notable, noteworthy, novel, outstanding, paramount, particular, peculiar, portentous, preferential, priceless, prodigious, prominent, rare, remarkable, renowned, salient, singular, special, specific, stellar, sterling, unaccustomed, uncommon, unique, unprecedented, unusual