Noun Definition


1.Definition: a deliberate act of omission

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

Related Noun(s):elision, exclusion

Category: General

2.Definition: an instance that does not conform to a rule or generalization

"All her children were brilliant; the only exception was her last child", "An exception tests the rule"

Category: General

3.Definition: grounds for adverse criticism

"His authority is beyond exception"

Category: General