Synonyms and Antonyms of exception
1 a feeling or declaration of disapproval or dissent <I take strong exception to your assessment of his singing ability> Synonyms challenge, complaint, demur, demurral, demurrer, difficulty, objection, expostulation, fuss, kick, protest, question, remonstrance, stinkRelated Words compunction, doubt, misgiving, qualm, scruple; misunderstanding; cavil, niggle [chiefly British], quibble; argument, conflict, debate, dispute, dissent, hassle, quarrel, squabble, static; censure, criticism; defiance, disobedience, rebellion; distrust, distrustfulness, dubiety, dubitation [archaic], incertitude, indetermination, misdoubt, mistrust, mistrustfulness, reservation, skepticism, suspicion, uncertainty; qualmishness, unease, uneasiness; reluctance, unwillingnessNear Antonyms willingness; approval, sanction; acceptance, acquiescence, agreement, assent; compliance, obedience
2 something that is different from what is ordinary or expected <her tardiness today is an exception; usually she's on time> Synonyms aberration, abnormality, anomaly, oddity, oddment, rarityRelated Words curiosity, peculiarity, singularity; accident, bizarrerie, phenomenon, quirk, vagary; distortion, kink, mutation, variation; difference, disparity, inconsistence, inconsistency; error, mistake; contradiction, paradoxNear Antonyms norm, ordinary, usual
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