- exceptional skill
Examples of exceptional in a Sentence
We're bending the rules for this exceptional situation.
an exceptional student in math
The seafood dishes at this restaurant are exceptional.
a separate school for exceptional children
Recent Examples of exceptional from the Web
The craftsmanship of the other items on display such as mirrors, bells and armor, was also exceptional.
In the team’s 31-28 championship game defeat versus Chaminade-Madonna, Richardson was exceptional, finishing 16-33 for 286 yards and three touchdowns, while adding 53 yards and one touchdown on the ground.
One from Toby Alderweireld's blast in the first half, diving full length to his right and clawing the ball away, was exceptional.
This was no ordinary meal; every course is exceptional.
The performance by 19-year-old Eliza Scanlen, who plays Camille’s problematic younger half-sister, Amma, is also exceptional.
In a game of split-second decision-making like that, hitting the 144 fps mark would be exceptional, but this is still great performance with tons of eye candy and no loss of action.
Our test team was able to get close to the advertised 20 hours of playback time on a single charge, which is exceptional in a speaker with this much output.
In 2011 the band launched the Fugazi Live Series, a site archiving hundreds of concert recordings that showcase their exceptional improvisational skills.
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EXCEPTIONAL Defined for English Language Learners
: not usual : unusual or uncommon
: unusually good : much better than average
: mentally or physically disabled
EXCEPTIONAL Defined for Kids
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