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noun as in uncommon occurrence

noun as in rare thing; curiosity


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Now, within minutes of seeing a rarity, birders can text friends, alert listservs, post sightings to Facebook rare-birds groups, and—the choice of many—submit observations to eBird, a global online database.

After seeing how much of a rarity she was in her new role at NASA and realizing the power of hip-hop, she decided to combine the two.

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And, in another rarity, it ended up serving not so much as a companion but as a decoration.

With Yannick Ngakoue trade, Ravens get exactly what they need to keep pace with ChiefsNFL trades once were rarities as teams focused on the draft and free agent signings to construct their rosters.

Jackets from other brands feature a similar price tag and rarity to Mountain Hardwear’s.

The price reflects its rarity as well, but also the finicky, difficult, and nuanced process of making Champagne.

Servin is a rarity: A cop who is being tried for his lethal actions.

Still, sci-fi and fantasy that is actually motivated by the issues surrounding women is a rarity.

These films tend to be a rarity in Hollywood, and usually come in smaller indie packages.

She stressed the rarity of lifetime alimony and said that she believes that in a number of instances alimony remains a necessity.

We can imagine that, as soon as a printed book ceased to be a great rarity, it became an object of great abhorrence.

Megaloblasts are found in pernicious anemia, and with extreme rarity in any other condition.

None knew better than Victoria the value and rarity of a free and courageous soul.

There must be a rarity of good Christians, then amongst the parsons; they are all fond of it.

These should, therefore, be particularly sought after, and their relative abundance or rarity in different situations noticed.

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On this page you'll find 52 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to rarity, such as: infrequency, rareness, uncommonness, anomaly, exception, and irregularity.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.