Definition of unexceptional
: not out of the ordinary : commonplace
Examples of unexceptional in a Sentence
As an actor he was unexceptional, but he had a beautiful singing voice.
the physicist, now regarded as one of the brightest minds in science, was an unexceptional student as a child
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Maud Martha’s experiences highlight the sometimes unexceptional nature of being black in America.
These situations play to Love’s exact weaknesses as a defensive player: iffy positioning, unreliable timing, and unexceptional rim protection.
An athletic quarterback with unexceptional passing skills tries the other end of the equation, as a wide receiver.
While Min Jin Lee’s writing is unexceptional, the story is extraordinary:
After surrendering the Bond role to Timothy Dalton, Mr. Moore appeared in a half-dozen largely unexceptional movies, made a few television appearances and did voice work in animated films.
Under ordinary circumstances, such irritants might be unexceptional.
And what’s all the more disheartening is when such comfortingly unexceptional methods aren’t merely tolerated but vigorously embraced—even rewarded with honors and prizes—by the art-house and critical community.
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Definition of unexceptional for English Language Learners
: not unusually good, interesting, etc. : not exceptional
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