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unexceptional

[ uhn-ik-sep-shuh-nl ]

adjective

  1. not exceptional; not unusual or extraordinary.
  2. admitting of no exception to the general rule.


unexceptional

/ ˌʌnɪkˈsɛpʃənəl /

adjective

  1. usual, ordinary, or normal
  2. subject to or allowing no exceptions
  3. not_standard.
    another word for unexceptionable


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Derived Forms

  • ˌunexˈceptionally, adverb

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Other Words From

  • unex·ception·al·ly adverb

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Word History and Origins

Origin of unexceptional1

First recorded in 1765–75; un- 1 + exceptional

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Example Sentences

She grew to a healthy weight, had pups of her own, and died naturally near her second birthday—roughly 70 years in human age, and completely unexceptional for a lab mouse.

It’s hard to address a crisis in masculinity when, as a culture, we can’t imagine what a decent, unexceptional guy might look like.

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And now we have Shaheen, who looks like any other normal, unexceptional schoolboy, but whose raw talent is quite extraordinary.

That would have been a material and unexceptional proof that I lied, a proof of my guilt!

My grandparents, having ascertained that Miss Travers was a quite unexceptional person, had an access of cheerfulness.

He was no mean hand, his slices of ham were very artist-like, and frying away in the most unexceptional manner.

But this would be true, as unexceptional rule, only in our artificially simplified universe.

Each is fresh and interesting in matter, unexceptional in tone and excellent in literary style.

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