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exceptive

[ik-sep-tiv] /ɪkˈsɛp tɪv/
adjective
1.
being or making an exception.
2.
disposed to take exception; objecting.
Origin of exceptive
1555-1565
1555-65; < Late Latin exceptīvus. See except2, -ive
Related forms
exceptively, adverb
unexceptive, adjective
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  • This exceptive compliment to his skill was not so acceptable to the Doctor, whose passion boiled over at the new indignity.

    The O'Donoghue Charles James Lever
  • Is it not announced as a general maxim, to which there can be no exceptive case, Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof?

    A Lamp to the Path W. K. Tweedie
British Dictionary definitions for exceptive

exceptive

/ɪkˈsɛptɪv/
adjective
1.
relating to or forming an exception
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