Exceptional and Rare


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Exceptional adjective – Being out of the ordinary.
Usage example: an exceptional amount of snow fell in March

Rare is a synonym for exceptional in unusual topic. In some cases you can use "Rare" instead an adjective "Exceptional", when it comes to topics like irregular, better, extraordinary. popular alternative
Nearby Words: exception, exceptionally, exceptionable, exceptionality, exceptive
Synonyms for Exceptional


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Rare adjective – Being out of the ordinary.
Usage example: even among the prize-winning roses, this one is a rare beauty

Exceptional is a synonym for rare in quality topic. You can use "Exceptional" instead an adjective "Rare", if it concerns topics such as better, extraordinary, unusual, uncommon. popular alternative
Nearby Words: rarity, rarely, rareness
Synonyms for Rare

Things that words describes

ability exceptional ability rare ability
skill exceptional skill rare skill
talent exceptional talent rare talent
character exceptional character rare character
Other nouns: power, people, moment, case, example, circumstances, weapon, individuals, cases, weapons.

Both words in one sentence

  • Dream-Crushing Handicap The very rare exceptions usually have some necessary or exceptional ability, such as the WWII Army soldier with a punctured eardrum.
  • The creators actually commented about this propensity in an episode commentary: There are either prodigious kids or badass grandpas; Martially exceptional young or middle aged adults are rare.
  • Karma Meter Auras of that strength, however, are extremely rare: Ji Ning was noted as having exceptional karma in his first life, but his aura is still very faint.
    Source: Karma Meter
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