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ordinary

or·di·nar·y

ordinary

 
 
pronunciation:
or d neI ri
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: usual or normal.
His ordinary way of doing things is to be slow and careful.
synonyms:
customary, normal, standard, usual
antonyms:
curious, exotic, extraordinary, fantastic, freak, odd, particular, peculiar, remarkable, special, strange
similar words:
accustomed, average, commonplace, conventional, everyday, familiar, general, natural, orthodox, practical, regular, routine, traditional, typical
definition 2: without special qualities; usual or common.
He was a wonderful athlete but had just an ordinary mind.
synonyms:
commonplace, usual
antonyms:
exceptional, extraordinary, fantastic, grand, impressive, rare, remarkable
similar words:
common, everyday, homely, indifferent, mere, simple
 
part of speech: noun
inflections: ordinaries
definition: the usual or common degree or condition.
Her singing is out of the ordinary.
synonyms:
normal, usual
similar words:
average, par, routine, standard
derivation: ordinariness (n.)
Word Parts
The word ordinary contains the following part:
ord, ordin Latin root that means row, rank, order