extraordinary vs sinful what difference

what is difference between extraordinary and sinful

English

Alternative forms

  • extra-ordinary
  • extraördinary (rare)

Etymology

From Latin extrāōrdinārius, from extrā ōrdinem (outside the order); equivalent to extra- +‎ ordinary. Doublet of extraordinaire.

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ɪksˈtɹɔː(ɹ)dɪnəɹi/, /ɪksˈtɹɔː(ɹ)dɪnɹi/, /ˌɛkstɹəˈɔː(ɹ)dɪnəɹi/, /ˌɛkstɹəˈɔː(ɹ)dɪnɹi/
  • Hyphenation: ex‧traor‧di‧na‧ry

Adjective

extraordinary (comparative more extraordinary, superlative most extraordinary)

  1. Not ordinary; exceptional; unusual.
  2. Remarkably good.
  3. Special or supernumerary.
    the physician extraordinary in a royal household
    an extraordinary professor in a German university

Synonyms

  • exceptional
  • unparalleled
  • noteworthy
  • outstanding

Antonyms

  • everyday, normal, ordinary, regular, usual

Derived terms

  • extraordinary optical transmission
  • extraordinary professor
  • extraordinary rendition

Translations

Noun

extraordinary (plural extraordinaries)

  1. Anything that goes beyond what is ordinary.
    • 1787, The New Annual Register
      [] the sum that will probably be wanted for each head of service during the year: it is divided into the ordinary, and the extraordinaries.


English

Etymology

From Middle English sinful, synful, senful, sunful, from Old English synful (sinful, guilty, wicked, corrupt), equivalent to sin +‎ -ful. Cognate with Dutch zondevol (sinful), German sündevoll (sinful), Danish syndefuld (sinful), Swedish syndfull (sinful), Icelandic syndfullur (sinful).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈsɪnfəl/

Adjective

sinful (comparative more sinful, superlative most sinful)

  1. constituting a sin; being morally or religiously wrong; wicked; evil
    Antonym: sinless
  2. (colloquial) decadent (luxuriously self-indulgent)

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