Meaning of EXCEPTIONAL in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ ik-ˈsep-shnəl, -shə-n ə l ]


Date: 1787

1. : forming an exception : rare

an exceptional number of rainy days

2. : better than average : superior

exceptional skill

3. : deviating from the norm: as

a. : having above or below average intelligence

b. : physically disabled

• ex·cep·tion·al·i·ty -ˌsep-shə-ˈna-lə-tē noun

• ex·cep·tion·al·ness noun

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.