Meaning of EXCEPTIONAL in English

adj. 25B6; adjective

the drought was exceptional : UNUSUAL, uncommon, abnormal, atypical, extraordinary, out of the ordinary, rare, unprecedented, unexpected, surprising; odd, strange, freakish, anomalous, peculiar; Brit. out of the common; informal weird, freaky, something else.

her exceptional ability : OUTSTANDING, extraordinary, remarkable, special, excellent, phenomenal, prodigious; unequalled, unparalleled, unsurpassed, peerless, matchless, first-rate, first-class; informal A1, top-notch.

normal, average.

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