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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Liable to objection or debate.

Usage examples (34)
  • A thoroughly unpleasant highly exceptionable piece of writing
  • It is indeed "exceptionable" to make consequential claims about women's health when "no reliable data" exist to support them.
  • Few young men are so free from exceptionable entanglements.
  • None of his family are exceptionable — but himself, indeed. for more
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  • Just because you're "exceptional" (above average; not ordinary) in your work doesn't mean you are incapable of making "exceptionable" (objectionable) remarks to co-workers.
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