Meaning of EXCEPTIONAL in English




being out of the ordinary

an exceptional opportunity

Synonyms: extraordinary, phenomenal, rare, remarkable, singular, uncommon, uncustomary, unimaginable, unique, unordinary, unthinkable, unusual, unwonted; compare strange 4

Related Word: infrequent, scarce; distinct, notable, noteworthy

Contrasted words: frequent; common, commonplace, familiar, ordinary, usual

Antonyms: unexceptional


Synonyms: superior 4, premium

Related Word: good; excellent, marvelous, outstanding, phenomenal, wonderful; extraordinary, singular, special

Contrasted words: common, ordinary, run-of-the-mill

Antonyms: average

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