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exceptionable

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adjective ex·cep·tion·able \ik-ˈsep-sh(ə-)nə-bəl\

Simple Definition of exceptionable

  • : likely to cause objection or offense

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of exceptionable

  1. :  being likely to cause objection :  objectionable <visitors even drink the exceptionable beer — W. D. Howells>

exceptionability

play \-ˌsep-sh(ə-)nə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun

exceptionably

play \-ˈsep-sh(ə-)nə-blē\ adverb

Examples of exceptionable in a sentence

  1. <as long as the language is not exceptionable, people can discuss any topic they want in the chat room>



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