Meaning of EXCEPTIONAL in English

/ ɪkˈsepʃənl; NAmE / adjective


unusually good

SYN outstanding :

At the age of five he showed exceptional talent as a musician.

The quality of the recording is quite exceptional .

➡ note at excellent


very unusual :

This deadline will be extended only in exceptional circumstances .

OPP unexceptional

Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне.