exceptional vs exceptionable :

exceptional or exceptionable

If you take exception (object) to something, you find it“exceptionable.” The more common word is “exceptional,” applied tothings that are out of the ordinary, usually in a positive way: “theseare exceptional Buffalo wings.”

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  • s  far beyond what is usual in magnitude or degree
    an exceptional memory
  • s  surpassing what is common or usual or expected
    exceptional kindness
  • s  deviating widely from a norm of physical or mental ability; used especially of children below normal in intelligence
    special educational provisions for exceptional children

  • s  liable to objection or debate; used of something one might take exception to
    a thoroughly unpleasant highly exceptionable piece of writing
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