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See definition of exceptive on Dictionary.com
  • as incaptious
  • as incritical
  • as incritical
  • as inovercritical

synonyms for exceptive

  • acrimonious
  • cantankerous
  • carping
  • caviling
  • cavillous
  • censorious
  • contrary
  • crabby
  • cross
  • demanding
  • deprecating
  • disparaging
  • exacting
  • fault-finding
  • finicky
  • hypercritical
  • irritable
  • nagging
  • nit-picking
  • overcritical
  • peevish
  • perverse
  • petulant
  • sarcastic
  • severe
  • testy
  • touchy

antonyms for exceptive

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  • commendatory
  • complimentary
  • encouraging
  • flattering
  • laudatory
  • praising
  • certain
  • inessential
  • minor
  • safe
  • secure
  • sure
  • trivial
  • unimportant
  • unnecessary
  • complimentary
  • laudatory
  • praising
  • uncritical
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    How to use exceptive in a sentence

    Waking is an inferior exceptive kind of existence, into which she is dragged by the base exigencies of the world.
    CHAMBERS'S EDINBURGH JOURNAL, NO. 450VARIOUS
    This exceptive compliment to his skill was not so acceptable to the Doctor, whose passion boiled over at the new indignity.
    THE O'DONOGHUECHARLES 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 PATHW. K. TWEEDIE
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    capacitor

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