Synonyms of exception in English:

exception


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noun

1‘an unexpected outcome was more the rule than the exception’

SYNONYMS
anomaly, irregularity, deviation, special case, departure, inconsistency, quirk, peculiarity, abnormality, oddity
outlier, edge case
misfit
informal freak

Phrases

    take exception

    ‘they took exception to the story we printed’


    SYNONYMS
    object, raise an objection, express objections
    be offended by, take offence at, take umbrage at, resent, demur at, disagree with, cavil at, argue against, protest against, lodge a protest against, take a stand against, oppose, complain about
    informal kick up a fuss about, kick up a stink about, beef about, gripe about
    ANTONYMS

    approve of

    with the exception of

    ‘everyone shook their heads with the exception of Alice’


    SYNONYMS
    except, except for, excepting, excluding, not including, omitting, leaving out, not counting, but, besides, barring, bar, other than, exclusive of, saving, save, apart from, aside from
    with the omission of, with the exclusion of
    informal outside of
    ANTONYMS

    including