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exceptionableness

Definitions

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  • n. The quality of being exceptionable.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The quality of being exceptionable.

Etymologies

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exceptionable +‎ -ness

Examples

  • Men may carry it fairly and without exceptionableness to others, but it proceeds not from the principle of love, but some other principle.

    The Whole Works of the Rev. John Howe, M.A. with a Memoir of the Author. Vol. VI.

  • On the other hand, Hazlitt (who is "gey ill to differ with" when there are, as here, no extra-literary considerations to reckon) has traversed that verdict in one of the most damaging utterances of commonsense, yet not commonplace, criticism anywhere to be found, asking bluntly and pointedly whether the exceptionableness of the subject is not what constitutes the merit of Ford's greatest play, pronouncing the famous last scene of _The Broken Heart_ extravagant, and fixing on "a certain perversity of spirit" in Ford generally.

    A History of Elizabethan Literature

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