from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of, being, or containing an exception.
  • adj. Archaic Captious; faultfinding.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. exceptional, having an exception

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. That excepts; including an exception.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Making or constituting an exception.
  • Disposed to take exception; inclined to object.


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