exceptionable

adjective
ex·​cep·​tion·​able | \ ik-ˈsep-sh(ə-)nə-bəl How to pronounce exceptionable (audio) \

Definition of exceptionable

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

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Other Words from exceptionable

exceptionability \ ik-​ˌsep-​sh(ə-​)nə-​ˈbi-​lə-​tē How to pronounce exceptionability (audio) \ noun
exceptionably \ ik-​ˈsep-​sh(ə-​)nə-​blē How to pronounce exceptionably (audio) \ adverb

Examples of exceptionable in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of exceptionable

1691, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of exceptionable was in 1691

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“Exceptionable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/exceptionable. Accessed 1 Jun. 2020.

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exceptionable

adjective
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English Language Learners Definition of exceptionable

formal : likely to cause objection or offense

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