Associations to the word «Exceptional»

Wiktionary

EXCEPTIONAL, adjective. Forming an exception; not ordinary; uncommon; rare.
EXCEPTIONAL, adjective. Better than the average; superior due to rarity.
EXCEPTIONAL, adjective. (geometry) Corresponding to something of lower dimension under a birational correspondence.
EXCEPTIONAL, noun. An exception, or something having an exceptional value
EXCEPTIONAL CASE-MARKING, noun. (linguistics) A phenomenon where the the subject of an embedded infinitival verb seems to appear in the superordinate clause, and if a pronoun is unexpectedly marked with object case morphology.
EXCEPTIONAL CASE-MARKINGS, noun. Plural of exceptional case-marking
EXCEPTIONAL SPACE, noun. (mathematics) (physics) A space in which a generalization of quantum mechanics is described in terms of a system with a finite number of degrees of freedom
EXCEPTIONAL SPACES, noun. Plural of exceptional space

Dictionary definition

EXCEPTIONAL, adjective. Far beyond what is usual in magnitude or degree; "a night of exceeding darkness"; "an exceptional memory"; "olympian efforts to save the city from bankruptcy"; "the young Mozart's prodigious talents".
EXCEPTIONAL, adjective. Surpassing what is common or usual or expected; "he paid especial attention to her"; "exceptional kindness"; "a matter of particular and unusual importance"; "a special occasion"; "a special reason to confide in her"; "what's so special about the year 2000?".
EXCEPTIONAL, adjective. Deviating widely from a norm of physical or mental ability; used especially of children below normal in intelligence; "special educational provisions for exceptional children".

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