|1.||[ adjective ] 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 session of the legislature"
|Related terms:||ordinary special great fantastic remarkable exceeding frightful wonderworking one bonzer preternatural rare pyrotechnic some fantastic unusual uncommon incomparable ordinariness|
|2.||[ adjective ] far more than usual or expected|
"an extraordinary desire for approval"
|3.||[ adjective ] far more than usual or expected|
"an extraordinary desire for approval" "it was an over-the-top experience"
|4.||[ adjective ] (of an official) serving an unusual or special function in addition to those of the regular officials|
"an ambassador extraordinary"