Meaning of “remarkably” in the English Dictionary

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"remarkably" in British English

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remarkablyadverb

uk /rɪˈmɑː.kə.bli/ us /rɪˈmɑːr.kə.bli/

C1 used for emphasizing how surprising or unusual something is:

It is a remarkably noisy and crowded city.
Remarkably, she wasn't hurt in the crash.

More examples

  • He's adopted a remarkably light-hearted attitude towards the situation.
  • She looked remarkably composed throughout the funeral.
  • Elizabeth is remarkably well-informed.
  • Her hearing is going, but otherwise she's remarkably fit for a 95-year-old.
  • We'd expected a few glitches, but everything's gone remarkably smoothly.

(Definition of “remarkably” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)