Synonyms of exception


1. exception, exclusion, elision, omission

usage: a deliberate act of omission; "with the exception of the children, everyone was told the news"

2. exception, example, illustration, instance, representative

usage: an instance that does not conform to a rule or generalization; "all her children were brilliant; the only exception was her last child"; "an exception tests the rule"

3. exception, objection

usage: grounds for adverse criticism; "his authority is beyond exception"

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