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

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Recent Examples on the Web This president has only, to my recollection, addressed the whole country on a national issue from his office once, and his appearance then was unexceptionable. Conrad Black, National Review, "The Impeachment Farce Limps Along to Its Anticlimax," 30 Oct. 2019 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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The first known use of unexceptionable was in 1664

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“Unexceptionable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unexceptionable. Accessed 21 Apr. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of unexceptionable

formal : not likely to cause objection or offense

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