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Definitions for excepting
ɪkˈsɛp tɪŋex·cept·ing

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  1. exceptingpreposition

    with the exception of

    Nothing was to be sacrosanct or sacred, excepting reason itself.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Exceptingpreposit.

    Without inclusion of; with exception of. An improper word.

    Etymology: from except.

    What, since the pretor did my fetters loose,
    May I not live without controul and awe,
    Excepting still the letter of the law. John Dryden, Pers. Sat. 5.

    People come into the world in Turkey the same way they do here; and yet, excepting the royal family, they get but little by it. Jeremy Collier, on Duelling.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Excepting

    of Except

  2. Excepting

    with rejection or exception of; excluding; except

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of excepting in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of excepting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of excepting in a Sentence

  1. Sir Arnold Bax:

    A sympathetic Scot summed it all up very neatly in the remark, You should make a point of trying every experience once, excepting incest and folk dancing.

  2. Maurice Maeterlinck:

    We are alone, absolutely alone on this chance planet and, amid all the forms of life that surround us, not one, excepting the dog, has made an alliance with us.

  3. Maurice Maeterlinck:

    We are alone, absolutely alone on this chance planet: and, amid all the forms of life that surround us, not one, excepting the dog, has made an alliance with us.

  4. Sir Arnold Bax:

    A sympathetic Scot summed it all up very neatly in the remark, "You should make a point of trying every experience once, excepting incest and folk dancing."

  5. Voltaire:

    You despise books you whose lives are absorbed in the vanities of ambition, the pursuit of pleasure or indolence but remember that all the known world, excepting only savage nations, is governed by books.

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