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There are 3 meanings of the word Exception.

How to pronounce exception:


Exception - as a noun

A deliberate act of omission

Example: "With the exception of the children, everyone was told the news"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

An instance that does not conform to a rule or generalization

Example: "All her children were brilliant; the only exception was her last child"

Grounds for adverse criticism

Example: "His authority is beyond exception"

Hypernyms (Closely Related)
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

Example Sentences

"He is the exception to the rule."
"There are always exceptions to every rule."
"With the exception of John, everyone was on time."
"She made no exceptions to her policy."
"The boss made an exception and allowed him to leave early."
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Word Game Points

Is EXCEPTION a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, exception is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

EXCEPTION has a SCRABBLE points total of 20.

Is EXCEPTION a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, exception is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
EXCEPTION has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 23.

Is EXCEPTION a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, exception is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
EXCEPTION has a WORDFEUD points total of 18.

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