[ik-sep-shuh-nl] /ɪkˈsɛp ʃə nl/
forming an exception or rare instance; unusual; extraordinary:
The warm weather was exceptional for January.
unusually excellent; superior:
an exceptional violinist.
forming an exception; not ordinary
having much more than average intelligence, ability, or skill
1846, from exception + -al (1). Related: exceptionally.
- Exception handler
Special code which is called when an exception occurs during the execution of a program. If the programmer does not provide a handler for a given exception, a built-in system exception handler will usually be called resulting in abortion of the program run and some kind of error indication being returned to the user. Examples […]
[ik-sep-shuh n] /ɪkˈsɛp ʃən/ noun 1. the act of excepting or the fact of being excepted. 2. something excepted; an instance or case not conforming to the general rule. 3. an adverse criticism, especially on a particular point; opposition of opinion; objection; demurral: a statement liable to exception. 4. Law. Idioms 5. take exception, /ɪkˈsɛpʃən/ […]
[ik-sep-tiv] /ɪkˈsɛp tɪv/ adjective 1. being or making an exception. 2. disposed to take exception; objecting. /ɪkˈsɛptɪv/ adjective 1. relating to or forming an exception
[ik-sept] /ɪkˈsɛpt/ verb (used with object) 1. to exclude; leave out: present company excepted. verb (used without object) 2. to object (usually followed by to or against): to except to a statement; to except against a witness. /ɪkˈsɛpt/ preposition 1. Also except for. other than; apart from; with the exception of: he likes everyone except […]