exceptionalism


ex·cep·tion·al·ism

noun \ik-ˈsep-shnə-ˌli-zəm, -shə-nə-\

Definition of EXCEPTIONALISM

:  the condition of being different from the norm; also :  a theory expounding the exceptionalism especially of a nation or region
ex·cep·tion·al·ist \-list\ adjective

First Known Use of EXCEPTIONALISM

1929

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