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exceptional

ex·cep·tion·al

exceptional

 
 
pronunciation:
ihk sep sh nl
features:
Word Combinations (adjective), Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: uncommon, unusual, or out of the ordinary.
Snow is exceptional in this part of California.Such musical talent as she has is exceptional.
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synonyms:
extraordinary, notable, rare, remarkable, singular, uncommon, unusual
antonyms:
average, everyday, general, natural, normal, typical, unexceptional, usual, workaday
similar words:
anomalous, atypical, extreme, great, memorable, particular, phenomenal, scarce, special, unique
definition 2: superior or excellent.
The orchestra gave an exceptional performance last night.
synonyms:
excellent, fine, outstanding, splendid, super, superior, tremendous, wonderful
antonyms:
average, mediocre, ordinary, run-of-the-mill, unexceptional
similar words:
ace, fantastic, golden, great, memorable, out of this world, premium, quality, rare, select, star, superb, superlative, terrific, top-drawer, towering
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derivation: exceptionally (adv.)
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