Acceptance and Exception


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Acceptance noun – The state of being acceptable and accepted.
Exception is an antonym for acceptance.
Nearby Words: accept, accepted, acceptable, accepting, acceptability
Antonyms for Acceptance


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Exception noun – A feeling or declaration of disapproval or dissent.
Usage example: I take strong exception to your assessment of his singing ability

Acceptance is an antonym for exception in leaving out topic.
Nearby Words: exceptional, exceptionally, exceptionable, exceptionality, exceptive
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common common acceptance common exception
true true acceptance true exception
general general acceptance general exception
explicit explicit acceptance explicit exception
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