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Noun1.extraordinariness - the quality of being extraordinary and not commonly encountered
quality - an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone; "the quality of mercy is not strained"--Shakespeare
surprisingness, unexpectedness - extraordinariness by virtue of being unexpected; "the unexpectedness of the warm welcome"
uncommonness - extraordinariness as a consequence of being rare and seldom encountered
uncommonness - extraordinariness as a consequence of being marked by an uncommon or superlative quality
ordinariness, mundaneness, mundanity - the quality of being commonplace and ordinary
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This is where the populist leaders' extraordinariness comes from.
Yet, the term 'event ethics' docs not presuppose a moral qualification of the event; instead, it points--inversely--at how ethical concerns are shaped by particular events while arguing that, in this relationship, the publicness and extraordinariness of the event appear to matter a great deal.
The blurring of the boundary between 'home' and 'away' is also blurring the line between the mundane aspects of daily life and the extraordinariness of touristic experience.
These studies are based on the anthropometric tradition of measuring social status, among which lies the interest in developing an "Index of Social Status" (41) as a method to rank people according to valued social assets and standings, which in turn makes social status define the averageness and extraordinariness of people.
Fingers in the Sparkle Jar goes beyond one man's story of growing up with obsessive-compulsive disorder by showing life in all its extraordinariness and wondrous ordinariness.
That quality, that extraordinariness, is what could drive Liverpool's campaign under Klopp - both on and off the pitch.
We need to pause and appreciate the extraordinariness of this level of democracy, given humans' long history of organizing themselves based on their tribal identities and treating "others" with animosity and deep-seated suspicion.
Ego depletion's extraordinariness is harder to gauge.
Turning his camera to a so-called deranged penguin that heads towards the mountains instead of the sea, the filmmaker asks "but why" as if to emphasize the desire to know and the unlikely possibility to obtain a definite answer while suggesting through the imagery the extraordinariness of the landscape that cannot be contained even on film.
I recite these credentials to establish what appears to be the extraordinariness of my having been overlooked in terms of undergraduate advising, a phenomenon I have come to link to the particular intersection of gender and class that I embodied.
The winners are felicitated for the associations of quality, value, rarity, and extraordinariness that the market holds for them.
In the end, its extraordinariness owes everything to the ordinariness of everyday conversation.

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