- exemplary damages,
- exempli causa,
- exempli gratia,
Origin of exemplary
Examples from the Web for exemplary
They are model citizens, the kind of people whose lives might be used as exemplary stories by a politician in a stump speech.
It was descriptive, prescriptive, and exemplary in its clarity.
Deacon Jones, 74 David D. Jones was an exemplary defensive end in the NFL.
And, indeed, the 777 has had an exemplary safety record—with nearly 1,500 777s delivered, not a single passenger has died in one.Exclusive: Boeing Pushed for Longer Dreamliner Flights|Clive Irving|February 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Mitt Romney is that rare person who seems to have exemplary personal character.Mitt Romney’s Missing Character Narrative Must Be Part of GOP Convention Speech|John Avlon|August 30, 2012|DAILY BEAST
But Olympia never recovered from the effects of that fearful flight; and an early death crowned her beautiful and exemplary life.The Duchess of Trajetto|Anne Manning
Ah, if he were as good as Tess desired him to be, his life would be the most exemplary.The Secret of the Storm Country|Grace Miller White
Indeed, they have shown an exemplary clemency, admitted a Mexican letter printed by a Mexican paper.The War With Mexico, Volume II (of 2)|Justin H. Smith
Each Peri is trying to wear out the endurance of the rest, and to propitiate the doorkeepers by exemplary behaviour.
Heine's life has a peculiar value for the student of modern life, in that it has what we may call an exemplary interest.The Galaxy, April, 1877|Various
1580s, "fit to be an example," from Middle French exemplaire, from Latin exemplaris "that serves as an example," from exemplum "example" (see example). Earlier (early 15c.) as a noun meaning "a model of conduct."