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Overview of adj exceptional

The adj exceptional has 3 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (3) exceeding, exceptional, olympian, prodigious, surpassing

(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")

2. (2) especial, exceptional, particular, special

(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?")

3. exceptional

(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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