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Synonyms for exceptional
ɪkˈsɛp ʃə nlex·cep·tion·al

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English Synonyms and Antonyms3.0 / 1 vote

  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 Antonyms4.0 / 2 votes

  1. exceptional

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

    Antonyms:
    common, regular, normal, usual, ordinary

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. exceeding, exceptional, olympian, prodigious, surpassingadjective

    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), specialadjective

    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)adjective

    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

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Dictionary of English Synonymes4.0 / 1 vote

  1. exceptionaladjective

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

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How to use exceptional in a sentence?

  1. Emmanuel Macron:

    This is an exceptional act, we'll obviously be setting all your papers straight and if you wish it, we will start the process naturalization so that you can become French.

  2. Lynn Greenky:

    Only in exceptional circumstances will content-based restrictions be constitutionally permissible under the First Amendment, certainly, the Montana government has a compelling state interest in protecting the health, welfare, and privacy of its citizens, but the statute is so vague that it is virtually unenforceable. A vague statute is, by definition, not narrowly tailored, and as such it will wither under First Amendment scrutiny.

  3. Bob Chapek:

    We thought it was important to find alternative ways to bring this exceptional family friendly film to them in a timely manner.

  4. Sarah Palin:

    Trump is the candidate giving voice to untold millions of fed-up Americans witnessing a purposeful destruction of our economy and the equal opportunity for success that made America exceptional.

  5. Baylor Scott and White:

    While Andrews Women Hospital is known as a high-volume delivery hospital, the influx in births was considered rare and exceptional.


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