Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Unexceptional"

The meaning of "Unexceptional" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does He was a hard-working, if unexceptional, student. mean?
A: @@ardante Here "if" isn't being used in the conditional sense (e.g. I will go outside if it doesn't rain) it means more like "although" or "even though". This could be written as "He was a hard working, although unexceptional student"
"he was a hard working even though unexceptional student"

some more examples would be
"It was an enthusiastic, if small, audience"

"The day was good, if uneventful"

Example sentences using "Unexceptional"

Q: Please show me example sentences with unexceptional.
A: A: How is that new restaurant that opened last month?
B: To tell you the truth, it's unexceptional. I liked my food well enough, but I don't think I'll go back.

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