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exceptional

ex·cep·tion·al

exceptional

 
 
pronunciation:
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: different, unusual, or out of the ordinary.
Snow is exceptional in this part of the world.
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synonyms:
extraordinary, notable, rare, remarkable, uncommon, unusual
antonyms:
average, everyday, general, natural, normal, usual
similar words:
great, memorable, particular, scarce, special, unique
definition 2: excellent or outstanding.
She gave an exceptional performance on her violin.
synonyms:
excellent, fine, outstanding, splendid, super, superior, tremendous, wonderful
antonyms:
ordinary
similar words:
ace, fantastic, golden, great, memorable, out of this world, quality, rare, superb, superlative, terrific
derivation: exceptionally (adv.)
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