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extraordinary

adjective 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
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The implication here is that there is a social imaginary at play in which there is a hierarchy of order, of scales of importance, within which such extraordinariness may arise; this contrasts with analysis by Zigon (2007), who argues that such extraordinariness only arises at moments of moral breakdown.
The underlying force in OM is not transforming ordinariness into extraordinariness (Hill, 2005), but remaking/remodelling the already celebritised body into the super-celebrity.
In any such analysis, the factors pointing to extraordinariness are likely to be given greater weight than those that raise no concerns.
20 -- Your reaction to the gory episode which took place before your eyes on 10th August, 1976 in which three children were hit by a car whose driver had been fatally shot by British authorities, brought forth the extraordinariness in you and catapulted you so high that just in one year you became the proud recipient of Nobel Peace Prize.
The conceptualisations of their extraordinariness could take various negative forms; sometimes these were similar to those experienced by minority mono-racial groups generally (eg being discriminated against for being perceived as not white or British) and sometimes they were particular to their mixedness (eg being discriminated against for being in or from a mixed racial relationship).
And their extraordinariness as well as their superior status produces ratione suprematitis from their characteristic as sovereign.
There are gods here too' (einai kai entaytha theous) was precisely the answer Heraclitus gave to his visitors, (94) who expected to see signs of the supposed extraordinariness of a famous philosopher instead of the familiar and unassuming figure of an old man sitting by the fire.
I also value theatre whose extraordinariness is in the artistry itself, whether or not it has an explicit social goal.
Kralik (2002) stated that transitions in the chronic illness experience constitute a nonlinear process of change involving movement from extraordinariness to ordinariness.
Judging the extraordinariness of such facts in order to determine a petition's worthiness for injunctive relief undermines Congress's delegation of power to the Board.
Sometimes the stories reflect the extraordinariness of the ordinary.
To help professionals in counseling, teaching, youth work, and youth justice, Luxmoore, a school counselor, trainer, teacher, youth worker, and psychotherapist in the UK, explores young people's anxieties about ordinariness and extraordinariness.

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