EXCEPTIONAL in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of EXCEPTIONAL
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exceptional
 a.  extraordinary; unusual; well above average
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  He disliked any suggestion of a really exceptional human being.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 6
2  The day was Sunday; but as going to church, except to be married or buried, was exceptional at Egdon, this made little difference.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 10 A Desperate Attempt at Persuasion
3  She had loved him partly because he was exceptional in this scene, partly because she had determined to love him, chiefly because she was in desperate need of loving somebody after wearying of Wildeve.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: 6 The Two Stand Face to Face
4  The instincts of merry England lingered on here with exceptional vitality, and the symbolic customs which tradition has attached to each season of the year were yet a reality on Egdon.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: 1 The Inevitable Movement Onward
5  It was in the latter days of September, and the equinoctial gales had set in with exceptional violence.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In V. THE FIVE ORANGE PIPS
6  Surely your medical experience would tell you, Watson, that weakness in one limb is often compensated for by exceptional strength in the others.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VI. THE MAN WITH THE TWISTED LIP
7  You see, at the commencement of an investigation it is something to know that your client is in close contact with some one who, for good or evil, has an exceptional nature.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XI. The Adventure of The Naval Treaty
8  Ethan knew the word for one of exceptional import.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In VII
9  Not that he was notably brilliant or exceptional; in his own profession he was surpassed by more than one man who had bored Lily through many a weary dinner.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 5
10  Only to the eyes of a Kennicott was it exceptional.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
11  We have had too many instances right here in Memphis to doubt this, and our experience is not exceptional.
Southern Horrors By Ida B. Wells-Barnett
Get Context   In V
12  Boys of small capacity he did not long retain in his establishment; whereas those who possessed exceptional talent he put through an extra course of schooling.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER I
13  "People are always too clever with their eldest children and try to make something exceptional of them," said the visitor.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XII
14  His having encountered her in such exceptional circumstances, and his mother having at one time mentioned her to him as a good match, had drawn his particular attention to her.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 12: CHAPTER VII
15  In Denisov's party he held a peculiar and exceptional position.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 14: CHAPTER V
Example Sentence: (95 in 7 pages)
16  There is nothing permanent except change.
17  No one is in charge of your happiness except you.
18  Most of the Chinese people usually go to work on the bike except when it rains.
19  The coach said he wasn't worried about any position except quarterback; that was where the shoe pinches.
20  They are all Republicans except my stepmother, who is a liberal Democrat.
21  Nothing really matters except to live or die.
22  The exam went quite well, except at the end when I tripped up on the final question.
23  No man ever became great or good except through many and great mistakes.
24  Everybody except me looks down upon him.
25  I have everything what I want except you.
26  The benches were empty except for a single solitary figure.
27  Money is like muck, not good except it be spread.
28  The Marshall Plan did not include Britain, except peripherally.
29  There is nothing to indicate the building's past, except the fireplace.
30  The matter can't be discussed except at a personal interview.