What is another word for outstanding?

992 synonyms found


[ a͡ʊtstˈandɪŋ], [ a‍ʊtstˈandɪŋ], [ aʊ_t_s_t_ˈa_n_d_ɪ_ŋ]

"Outstanding" is a word that is often used to describe something that is exceptional or extraordinary in quality or achievement. However, there are several other synonyms that can be used to express a similar or nuanced meaning. These include "remarkable", "excellent", "superb", "impressive", "exceptional", "notable", "distinguished", "phenomenal", "unique", "awe-inspiring", "sublime", "brilliant", "splendid", "unmatched", "peerless" and "superlative". Each of these words conveys a positive connotation and can be used interchangeably with "outstanding" depending on the context and the intended meaning of the sentence.

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What are the opposite words for outstanding?

The word "outstanding" suggests excellence, brilliance, and exceptionalism. Its antonyms, on the other hand, imply mediocrity, averageness, and ordinariness. Some of the words that can be considered as antonyms for "outstanding" are unremarkable, mediocre, average, ordinary, and commonplace. These words denote things or people that are neither exceptional nor remarkable. Such ideas do not stand out in any unique manner or cause any great impression. These antonyms reminds us that standing out requires effort, diligence, and initiative, and that just "being there" is not enough to make a difference.

Usage examples for Outstanding

Had the Russians wished to conciliate our Government and avert war, this could not have been effected by their selecting for execution some political exile in Siberia, but only by recalling and degrading such an outstanding person as General Komaroff.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of St. John, Vol. I"
Marcus Dods
On my return this was paid, and went to meet outstanding debts-debts to pay which I embarrassed myself.
"My Attainment of the Pole"
Frederick A. Cook
The creditors will at once try to call in all outstanding loans, and I expect Nevis has his money so scattered that he can't immediately get hold of it.
"A Prairie Courtship"
Harold Bindloss

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