exceptive
adjective see except II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Exceptive — Ex*cept ive, a. That excepts; including an exception; as, an exceptive proposition. I. Watts. [1913 Webster] A particular and exceptive law. Milton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • exceptive — [ek sep′tiv, iksep′tiv] adj. [ML exceptivus] 1. of, containing, or forming an exception 2. Rare inclined to take exception; captious …   English World dictionary

  • exceptive — exceptively, adv. /ik sep tiv/, adj. 1. being or making an exception. 2. disposed to take exception; objecting. [1555 65; < LL exceptivus. See EXCEPT2, IVE] * * * …   Universalium

  • exceptive — adjective exceptional, having an exception …   Wiktionary

  • exceptive — adj. being or containing an exception; captious; objecting n. exception …   English contemporary dictionary

  • exceptive — a. See exceptional …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • exceptive — ex·cep·tive …   English syllables

  • exceptive — /əkˈsɛptɪv/ (say uhk septiv), /ɛk / (say ek ) adjective 1. that excepts; making an exception. 2. disposed to take exception; objecting …   Australian English dictionary

  • exceptive — …   Useful english dictionary

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