Exceptional and Unexceptional


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

Unexceptional is an antonym for exceptional in topics: unusual, irregular, excellent.


Unexceptional adjective - Being of the type that is encountered in the normal course of events.
Usage example: the physicist, now regarded as one of the brightest minds in science, was an unexceptional student as a child

Exceptional is an antonym for unexceptional in ordinary topic.

Nearby Word: unexceptionable

Both words in one sentence

  • Ayn Rand professes that the elite and exceptional are what's good and right in the world, and true evil comes from attempts by the unexceptional to drag them down to their level.
  • A few exceptional (or lucky) works with unexceptional debuts will be re-discovered and re-analyzed and become critical darlings after about twenty years, as well as timeless classics in the eyes of the public, usually when their authors/producers are no longer around to bask in their belated fame.
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