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

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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

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  1. exceptional

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

    Antonyms:
    common, regular, normal, usual, ordinary

Princeton's WordNet

  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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  1. exceptionaladjective

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

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How to use exceptional in a sentence?

  1. Eric Ripert Transformed:

    We have people who come here for a very special experience, so we have to deliver something that is exceptional… I trained the staff and I trained myself to have those eyes that see everything that goes wrong.

  2. Hillary Clinton:

    When we say America is exceptional.

  3. Police Superintendent McCarthy:

    The mayor has made it very clear that he has my back, and if people peel away the onion on what's happening right now in the policing world, you're going to find a police department that's doing an exceptional job.

  4. Ohio GOP Chairman Matt Borges:

    This run … as chairman of the party has been really the most exceptional experience, professional, of my entire life.

  5. Alain Wertheimer:

    Thanks to his creative genius, generosity and exceptional intuition, Karl Lagerfeld was ahead of his time, which widely contributed to the House of Chanel's success throughout the world.


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