Open Dictionary
mouse here to listen, click to choose/add more
Location: USA
Source: Learn That Word
Profile URL:

Are you a native English speaker? How do you pronounce this word?

Thank you for contributing!
upload mp3 file or record now it's easy, promised!

{%type%} Definitions

WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The quality or state of being unusually excellent or superior; Also: The quality or state of being rare, unusual, or extraordinary.

Usage examples (33)
  • A "can do" - attitude, and our sense of fun, distinguishes the American "exceptionality" -.
  • For once, I had hoped that his exceptionality was a perk, protecting his innocence and preserving his heart.
  • The exceptionality is the format of the show where zones from across the country and NRI's will compete on one platform for the title.
  • Here, he looks away from the importance of that heterosexual "non-risk" group which, through its very "exceptionality," might provide significant clues to the origin of... for more
Tutoring comment

Tutoring comment not yet available...

add more
The Open Dictionary of English is a collaborative project, based on Open Source materials, LearnThat resources, and partner APIs.
We give special thanks to our LearnThat volunteers, as well as Princeton University and Wiktionary for their Open Source word data. We're also grateful for the support given by Google,,, and YouTube,,,,, as well as the generous Creative Commons community.