worthy of imitation
"exemplary behavior"; "model citizens"
emblematic, exemplary, typic(adj)
being or serving as an illustration of a type
"the free discussion that is emblematic of democracy"; "an action exemplary of his conduct";
admonitory, cautionary, exemplary, monitory, warning(a)(adj)
serving to warn
"shook a monitory finger at him"; "an exemplary jail sentence"
An example, or typical instance; an exemplar
Deserving honour, respect and admiration.
Of such high quality that it should serve as an example and sought to be imitated.
Ideal or perfect.
serving as a pattern; deserving to be proposed for imitation; commendable; as, an exemplary person; exemplary conduct
serving as a warning; monitory; as, exemplary justice, punishment, or damages
illustrating as the proof of a thing
an exemplar; also, a copy of a book or writing
Origin: [L. exemplaris, fr. exemplar: cf. F. exemplaire. See Exemplar.]
The numerical value of exemplary in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of exemplary in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
We haven't yet had exemplary punishments (for acid attacks), maybe in the case of Natalia there will be an exemplary punishment given ... levels of impunity remain high.
The Morris Award committee wants a distinct voice that takes readers to new places, they have exemplary voice, as well as strong world-building and character development.
Excellence is a better teacher than mediocrity. The lessons of the ordinary are everywhere. Truly profound and original insights are to be found only in studying the exemplary.
For decades, we have provided exemplary services to this vulnerable population without facilitating abortions, and despite ACLU’s extreme assertions to the contrary, the law not only permits our doing so, but protects it.
When I hear some, like Sen. McCain recently, suggest that our secretary of state, John Kerry, who served in the United States Senate, a Vietnam veteran, who's provided exemplary service to this nation, is somehow less trustworthy in the interpretation of what's in a political agreement than the Supreme Leader of Iran -- that's an indication of the degree to which partisanship has crossed all boundaries.
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Translations for exemplary
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- примерен, образцовBulgarian
- vorbildlich, beispielhaftGerman
- malli-, esimerkillinenFinnish
- patut dicontohIndonesian
- przykładny, wzorowyPolish
- примерный, образцовыйRussian
- exemplarisk, mönstergill, föredömlig, förebildligSwedish
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