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Synonyms for exceptional
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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, 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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. exceptional

    Synonyms:
    rare, peculiar, uncommon, irregular, unusual, abnormal

    Antonyms:
    common, regular, normal, usual, ordinary

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. exceptional(a.)

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

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How to use exceptional in a sentence?

  1. Tim Edwards:

    This guy was exceptional. He was quite bright, he was not a criminal.

  2. Pedro Parente:

    The independence of Petrobras has not been damaged, it was an exceptional measure and does not represent a change to our pricing policy.

  3. Ian Blatchford:

    This exhibition marks 100 years since the end of the Romanov dynasty and explores one of the most dramatic periods in Russian history, all through the unique lens of science, our curatorial team have brought together an exceptional, rare and poignant collection to tell this remarkable story.

  4. Christine Speissertold:

    For me, it was something exceptional, it was an honor to receive Anthony Bourdain.

  5. Barack Obama:

    One of the strengths that makes America exceptional is our willingness to openly confront our past, face our imperfections, make changes and do better, rather than another reason to refight old arguments, I hope that today's report can help us leave these techniques where they belong—in the past.

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