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Synonyms for exceptionalɪkˈsɛp ʃə nl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. exceeding, exceptional, olympian, prodigious, surpassing(adj)

    far beyond what is usual in magnitude or degree

    especial(a), olympian, stupendous, surpassing, particular(a), colossal, portentous, exceeding, exceptional(a), majestic, transcendent, exceptional, special, prodigious

    normal, ordinary, common

  2. especial(a), exceptional, particular(a), special(adj)

    surpassing what is common or usual or expected

    common, ordinary, normal

  3. exceptional(a)(adj)

    deviating widely from a norm of physical or mental ability; used especially of children below normal in intelligence

    ordinary, common, normal

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. exceptional

    infrequent, rare, singular, uncommon, unknown, unusual

    common, commonplace, customary, everyday, familiar, frequent, general, habitual, normal, ordinary, popular, prevalent, public, universal, usual

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. exceptional(a.)

    irregular, unusual, uncommon, unnatural, peculiar, anomalous, abnormal, aberrant, exceptive

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