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Word: exceptionable

Definition: objectionable; likely to cause dislike; offensive; CF. unexceptionable: entirely acceptable


Sentences Containing 'exceptionable'

But if such an hypothesis be indeed exceptionable, there were still additional considerations which, though not so strictly according with the wildness of his ruling passion, yet were by no means incapable of swaying him.

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