exceptional definition

  • adjective:
    • becoming an exception; unusual.
    • Really above average; extraordinary: a great memory. See Usage Note at exceptionable.
    • Deviating widely from a norm, since actual or mental capability: unique academic conditions for excellent children.
    • creating an exception; perhaps not ordinary; uncommon; rare.
    • much better than the average; superior because of rarity.
    • Forming an exception; perhaps not ordinary; unusual; rare; hence, better than the common; exceptional.
    • deviating commonly from a norm of physical or emotional ability; utilized specifically of young ones below normal in intelligence
    • far beyond what exactly is typical in magnitude or level
    • surpassing something common or typical or expected
    • becoming an exception; unusual.
    • Really above average; extraordinary: an exceptional memory. See Usage Note at exceptionable.
    • Deviating commonly from a norm, as of real or mental capability: special academic provisions for exceptional young ones.
    • Forming an exception; maybe not ordinary; uncommon; uncommon.
    • much better than the typical; exceptional considering rarity.
    • developing an exception; perhaps not ordinary; unusual; uncommon; thus, a lot better than the average; superior.
    • deviating widely from a norm of actual or psychological ability; made use of specially of children below typical in cleverness
    • far beyond what's usual in magnitude or level
    • surpassing something common or normal or anticipated
  • others:
    • regarding or creating an exception; as opposed to the rule; out of the regular or ordinary training course.
    • Synonyms Irregular, strange, uncommou, unnatural, unusual, anomalous.
    • Relating to or creating an exception; unlike the rule; out of the regular or ordinary course.
    • Synonyms Irregular, uncommon, uncommou, unnatural, peculiar, anomalous.

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