Synonyms of exceptional in English:

exceptional


See definition of exceptional

adjective

1‘meteorologists described the drought as exceptional’

SYNONYMS
unusual, uncommon, abnormal, atypical, extraordinary, out of the ordinary, out of the way, rare, singular, unprecedented, unexpected, surprising
strange, odd, queer, bizarre, freakish, anomalous, peculiar, inconsistent, deviant, divergent, aberrant, unheard of
British out of the common
informal weird, way out, freaky, something else
dated seldom
rare unexampled
ANTONYMS

usual, normal

2‘we were taught by men of quite exceptional ability’

SYNONYMS
outstanding, extraordinary, remarkable, unusually good, special, especial, excellent, phenomenal, prodigious
unequalled, unparalleled, unrivalled, unsurpassed, unsurpassable, unexcelled, peerless, matchless, second to none, in a league of their own, first-rate, first-class, of the first order, of the first water
informal A1, top-notch, tip-top, stellar
ANTONYMS

average