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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