unexceptionable

[ uhn-ik-sep-shuh-nuh-buh l ]
/ ˌʌn ɪkˈsɛp ʃə nə bəl /

adjective

not offering any basis for exception or objection; beyond criticism: an unexceptionable record of achievement.

Nearby words

  1. uneven parallel bars,
  2. uneventful,
  3. unevitable,
  4. unexamined,
  5. unexampled,
  6. unexceptional,
  7. unexcited,
  8. unexciting,
  9. unexcusable,
  10. unexpected

Origin of unexceptionable

First recorded in 1655–65; un-1 + exceptionable

Related formsun·ex·cep·tion·a·ble·ness, nounun·ex·cep·tion·a·bly, adverb

Can be confusedunexceptionable unexceptional

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British Dictionary definitions for unexceptionable

unexceptionable

/ (ˌʌnɪkˈsɛpʃənəbəl) /

adjective

beyond criticism or objection
Derived Formsunexceptionableness or unexceptionability, noununexceptionably, adverb

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Word Origin and History for unexceptionable

unexceptionable

adj.

1660s, from un- (1) "not" + exceptionable.

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