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[ik-sep-shuh-nl] /ɪkˈsɛp ʃə nl/

forming an exception or rare instance; unusual; extraordinary:
The warm weather was exceptional for January.
unusually excellent; superior:
an exceptional violinist.

forming an exception; not ordinary
having much more than average intelligence, ability, or skill

1846, from exception + -al (1). Related: exceptionally.


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