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Wordnet 3.0

ADJECTIVE (2)

1. not common or ordinarily encountered; unusually great in amount or remarkable in character or kind;
- Example: "uncommon birds"
- Example: "frost and floods are uncommon during these months"
- Example: "doing an uncommon amount of business"
- Example: "an uncommon liking for money"
- Example: "he owed his greatest debt to his mother's uncommon character and ability"

2. marked by an uncommon quality; especially superlative or extreme of its kind;
- Example: "what is so rare as a day in June"-J.R.Lowell
- Example: "a rare skill"
- Example: "an uncommon sense of humor"
- Example: "she was kind to an uncommon degree"
[syn: rare, uncommon]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Uncommon \Un*com"mon\, a. Not common; unusual; infrequent; rare; hence, remarkable; strange; as, an uncommon season; an uncommon degree of cold or heat; uncommon courage. [1913 Webster] Syn: Rare; scarce; infrequent; unwonted. [1913 Webster] -- Un*com"mon*ly, adv. -- Un*com"mon*ness, n. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

uncommon adj 1: not common or ordinarily encountered; unusually great in amount or remarkable in character or kind; "uncommon birds"; "frost and floods are uncommon during these months"; "doing an uncommon amount of business"; "an uncommon liking for money"; "he owed his greatest debt to his mother's uncommon character and ability" [ant: common] 2: 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" [syn: rare, uncommon]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

66 Moby Thesaurus words for "uncommon": almost unheard-of, appalling, astonishing, at a premium, breakaway, conspicuous, different, egregious, exceptional, extraordinary, extremely, fabulous, fantastic, few, formidable, in short supply, incredible, infrequent, marked, marvelous, notable, noteworthy, noticeable, novel, occasional, of mark, offbeat, original, out of print, out of season, out of stock, outstanding, rare, rarely, recherche, remarkable, scanty, scarce, seldom, seldom met with, seldom seen, signal, singular, slow, sparse, sporadic, strange, striking, sui generis, superior, uncommonly, uncustomary, undreamed-of, unexpected, unfamiliar, unfrequent, unheard-of, unimaginable, unique, unordinary, unthinkable, unthought-of, unusual, unusually, unwonted, wonderful