- distinguished; eminent; excellent.
Origin of eximious
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But generally the instances of eximious virtue are what Montaigne delights to honour.Pot-Boilers
Oh, ye wigs, and eximious wig-blocks, called right-honorable!
- rare select and distinguished; eminent
Word Origin for eximious
C16: from Latin eximius, from eximere to take out, from emere to purchase
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