Meaning of exceptional
Pronunciation: (ik-sep'shu-nl), [key]
- forming an exception or rare instance; unusual; extraordinary: The warm weather was exceptional for January.
- unusually excellent; superior: an exceptional violinist.
- (of a child)
- being intellectually gifted.
- being physically or esp. mentally handicapped to an extent that special schooling is required.
- exceptional (Thesaurus)