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See definition of exception on Dictionary.com
  • nounleaving out
  • nounspecial case; irregularity

synonyms for exception

  • omission
  • barring
  • debarment
  • exclusion
  • expulsion
  • rejection
  • repudiation
  • reservation
  • disallowment
  • excepting
  • excusing
  • noninclusion
  • passing over
See also synonyms for: exceptions
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antonyms for exception

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  • acceptance
  • allowance
  • ratification
  • admittance
  • inclusion
  • normality
  • regularity
  • usualness
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How to use exception in a sentence

The pandemic has shaken up plans for everyone, and weddings are no exception.
A GUIDE TO GIVING GIFTS FOR POSTPONED AND SHRUNKEN WEDDINGSBROOKE HENDERSONAUGUST 20, 2020FORTUNE
There are exceptions, of course, and Wade cited the Minnesota Lynx as a team that “really gets up in your grill.”
THE PACE OF PLAY HAS NEVER BEEN FASTER IN THE WNBAHOWARD MEGDALAUGUST 6, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Disasters always tend to hit the most vulnerable among us hardest, and the pandemic is no exception.
MORNING REPORT: WITH BUILDING FOLLY, CITY REAL ESTATE DIRECTOR OUTVOICE OF SAN DIEGOAUGUST 4, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
A notable exception was Wisconsin, where 75 percent of votes were cast absentee despite nothing being mailed to them.
THERE HAVE BEEN 38 STATEWIDE ELECTIONS DURING THE PANDEMIC. HERE’S HOW THEY WENT.NATHANIEL RAKICH (NATHANIEL.RAKICH@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)AUGUST 3, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Although the SARS-CoV-2 virus is most often fatal in patients who are elderly or have chronic medical conditions such as diabetes, heart disease or high blood pressure, exceptions that bring down apparently healthy young people are commonplace.
OUR GENES MAY EXPLAIN SEVERITY OF COVID-19 AND OTHER INFECTIONSMONIQUE BROUILLETTEJULY 27, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
This has largely been possible because work-from-home became the rule rather than the exception the world over.
DELHI IS AMONG THE 30 MOST FREELANCE-FRIENDLY CITIES IN THE WORLDMANAVI KAPURJULY 21, 2020QUARTZ
First held in 1903, the Tour de France has gone on every year since, with the only exceptions being during the first and second World Wars.
THE TOUR DE FRANCE IS GOING VIRTUAL, AND IT STARTS THIS WEEKENDVANESSA BATES RAMIREZJULY 2, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
Physical events typically break right as often as they break left, but some of the particles in cosmic ray showers tap into one of nature’s rare exceptions.
COSMIC RAYS MAY EXPLAIN LIFE’S BIAS FOR RIGHT-HANDED DNACHARLIE WOODJUNE 29, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
It concerns the exceptions to the rules, the objects that do not fit into any larger category.
THE TWO FORMS OF MATHEMATICAL BEAUTYROBBERT DIJKGRAAFJUNE 16, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
The major exception is the nation’s longstanding and deep love for the NHS – which points to one key reason behind the level of compliance.
THREE WAYS PEOPLE ARE REACTING TO CORONAVIRUS: ‘ACCEPTING’, ‘SUFFERING’ AND ‘RESISTING’LGBTQ-EDITORMAY 1, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
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