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

Definition of unexceptionable

: not open to objection or criticism : beyond reproach : unimpeachable unexceptionable integrity

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Other Words from unexceptionable

unexceptionableness noun
unexceptionably \ ˌən-​ik-​ˈsep-​sh(ə-​)nə-​blē How to pronounce unexceptionably (audio) \ adverb

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These views, unexceptionable in academia, would likely make Ms. Gopinath unwelcome in India’s government. Sadanand Dhume, WSJ, "Gita Gopinath and India’s Brain Drain," 4 Oct. 2018

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First Known Use of unexceptionable

1664, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for unexceptionable

un- + obsolete exception to take exception, object

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English Language Learners Definition of unexceptionable

formal : not likely to cause objection or offense

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characterized by aphorism

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