• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Exceptious Disposed or apt to take exceptions, or to object; captious. "At least effectually silence the doubtful and exceptious ."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • exceptious Disposed to take exception or make objection; inclined to object or cavil; captious.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adjs Exceptious disposed to take exception
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. excipĕre, exceptumex, out, capĕre, to take.


In literature:

He was not exceptious.
"Table-Talk" by William Hazlitt
Rectrices nigro-fuscae, subtus pallidiores, omnibus, duabus mediis exceptis, apice albo-maculatis.
"Narrative of a Survey of the Intertropical and Western Coasts of Australia] [Volume 2 of 2]" by Phillip Parker King
MS. a B. Goldberg descriptum, nunc primum edidit, adjectis ad calcem libri aliquot exceptis ex alio codice ejusdem bibl.
"Annals of the Bodleian Library, Oxford, A.D. 1598-A.D. 1867" by William Dunn Macray
EXCEPTIS EXCIPIENDIS (Late L.), excepting what is to be excepted, with proper exceptions.
"Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 4 of 4: S-Z and supplements)" by Various
Exceptis quinque pensis lardis et 5 pensis casei quas non dat set pro eis 40 solidos in denariis et alios 40 sol.
"Villainage in England" by Paul Vinogradoff
Sadista impotens est exceptis casibus in quibus crudelis vel saltem contumeliosus simul esse potest.
"Essays In Pastoral Medicine" by Austin ÓMalley

In science:

The only excepti on is for  = 3, which is trivial to One aspect of this set of tests is that all three collections have many trivially unsatisfiable formulae out of the satisfiability transition area, even the colle ction with no top-level propositional atoms.
A New General Method to Generate Random Modal Formulae for Testing Decision Procedures