- 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
Seventy years later such reminders are still exceptional in the scheme of things, when the stakes aren’t realized until too late.
Everything involved in this burger was exceptional and the chef should win a Nobel Prize for hamburgers.
This group was so exceptional — poets, creative writers, teachers.
With 174 strikeouts pitched and and 22 home runs batted in 2016, Japanese baseball player Shohei Ohtani is exceptional on both sides of the ball.
Charlie's is an Orlando institution that's due a nod; while Vahalla's treats are exceptional for vegans and nonvegans alike.
The realist in me believes that Bitcoin-only sales like this are likely to be exceptional and newsworthy for some time, until mainstream comfort with Bitcoin reaches a higher level of critical mass.
To have both generations competing together at the very highest level, however, is exceptional.
Total spending on the special election, in which 60,000 people will vote if turnout is exceptional, is zooming past $4 million, with about 60 percent coming from the GOP and its supporters.
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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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