- being or making an exception.
- disposed to take exception; objecting.
Origin of exceptive
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Examples from the Web for exceptive
This exceptive compliment to his skill was not so acceptable to the Doctor, whose passion boiled over at the new indignity.The O'Donoghue
Charles James Lever
Is it not announced as a general maxim, to which there can be no exceptive case, Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof?A Lamp to the Path
W. K. Tweedie
- relating to or forming an exception
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