- I(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)n. exclusion, omission, rejection, reservation, limitation; objection, cavil, complaint; irregularity. See disapprobation, unconformity, dissent, exemption, qualification.- take exceptionII(Roget's IV) n.1. [The act of excepting]Syn. exclusion, omission, making an exception of, rejection, barring, reservation, leaving out, ruling out, noninclusion, debarment, segregation, limitation, exemption, elimination, repudiation, excusing.Ant. approval, inclusion, acceptance.2. [That which is excepted]Syn. irregularity, peculiarity, anomaly, special case, difference, allowance, exemption, nonconformity, privilege, dispensation, waiver, deviation, eccentricity, rarity, oddity, quirk.Ant. custom*, rule, norm.3. [An adverse reaction]Syn. objection, demurral, protest, complaint; see objection 2 .• take exception (to),Syn.5. resent, be offended, take offense; see dislike .III(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.1. omission exclusion, barring, expulsion, rejection.2. irregularity anomaly, special case, exemption, departure, oddity, deviation, rarity, quirk.3. objection complaint, challenge, reservation.IV(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun The act of expressing strong or reasoned opposition: challenge, demur, expostulation, objection, protest, protestation, remonstrance, remonstration, squawk. Slang: kick. See SUPPORT.
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