[ eg-zim-ee-uhs ]
/ ɛgˈzɪm i əs /
distinguished; eminent; excellent.
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Origin of eximious
OTHER WORDS FROM eximiousex·im·i·ous·ly, adverb
Words nearby eximious
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Example sentences from the Web for eximious
But generally the instances of eximious virtue are what Montaigne delights to honour.Pot-Boilers|Clive Bell
Oh, ye wigs, and eximious wig-blocks, called right-honorable!History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. XIII. (of XXI.)|Thomas Carlyle
British Dictionary definitions for eximious
/ (ɛɡˈzɪmɪəs) /
rare select and distinguished; eminent
Derived forms of eximiouseximiously, adverb
Word Origin for eximious
C16: from Latin eximius, from eximere to take out, from emere to purchase
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