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exception

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of exception

  1. 1 a feeling or declaration of disapproval or dissent I take strong exception to your assessment of his singing ability Synonyms of exception challenge, complaint, demur, demurral, demurrer, difficulty, objection, expostulation, fuss, kick, protest, question, remonstrance, stinkWords Related to exception 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 of exception willingness; approval, sanction; acceptance, acquiescence, agreement, assent; compliance, obedience

  2. 2 something that is different from what is ordinary or expected her tardiness today is an exception; usually she's on time Synonyms of exception aberration, abnormality, anomaly, oddity, oddment, rarityWords Related to exception curiosity, peculiarity, singularity; accident, bizarrerie, phenomenon, quirk, vagary; distortion, kink, mutation, variation; difference, disparity, inconsistence, inconsistency; error, mistake; contradiction, paradoxNear Antonyms of exception norm, ordinary, usual



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