Exceptional meaning

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Being an exception; uncommon.

This town is exceptional for the region in having a high tax rate.

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Well above average; extraordinary.

An exceptional memory.

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Needing special attention or presenting a special problem, as in education, because mentally gifted or, esp., because mentally, physically, or emotionally handicapped.
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Deviating widely from a norm, as of physical or mental ability.

Special educational provisions for exceptional children.

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Constituting, or occurring as, an exception; not ordinary or average; esp., much above average in quality, ability, etc.

Exceptional talents.

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The definition of exceptional is someone or something that is high above average or someone who needs special educational help because of mental or physical challenges.

An example of exceptional is an IQ of 140.

An example of exceptional is a mentally handicapped child who needs a tutor.

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Forming an exception; not ordinary; uncommon; rare.

What an exceptional flower!

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Better than the average; superior due to rarity.

The quality of the beer was exceptional.

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