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Synonyms for exceptionalɪkˈsɛp ʃə nl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. exceeding, exceptional, olympian, prodigious, surpassing(adj)

    far beyond what is usual in magnitude or degree

    "a night of exceeding darkness"; "an exceptional memory"; "olympian efforts to save the city from bankruptcy"; "the young Mozart's prodigious talents"

    Synonyms:
    especial(a), olympian, stupendous, surpassing, particular(a), colossal, portentous, exceeding, exceptional(a), majestic, transcendent, exceptional, special, prodigious

    Antonyms:
    normal, ordinary, common

  2. especial(a), exceptional, particular(a), special(adj)

    surpassing what is common or usual or expected

    "he paid especial attention to her"; "exceptional kindness"; "a matter of particular and unusual importance"; "a special occasion"; "a special reason to confide in her"; "what's so special about the year 2000?"

    Antonyms:
    common, ordinary, normal

  3. exceptional(a)(adj)

    deviating widely from a norm of physical or mental ability; used especially of children below normal in intelligence

    "special educational provisions for exceptional children"

    Antonyms:
    ordinary, common, normal

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. exceptional

    Synonyms:
    infrequent, rare, singular, uncommon, unknown, unusual

    Antonyms:
    common, commonplace, customary, everyday, familiar, frequent, general, habitual, normal, ordinary, popular, prevalent, public, universal, usual

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. exceptional(a.)

    Synonyms:
    irregular, unusual, uncommon, unnatural, peculiar, anomalous, abnormal, aberrant, exceptive

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#1287unique
#1353excellent
#1702unknown
#2682rare
#2685extreme
#3490outstanding
#3974exception
#5261unusual
#6385exceptional
#6831exceptions
#6982extraordinary
#7377superb
#7984remarkable
#10655exceeding
#13306majestic
#13600singular
#14075uncommon
#27383colossal
#32135infrequent
#33549olympian
#37890stupendous
#41861transcendent
#46781surpassing
#51999prodigious
#129078portentous

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