Definition Of exception
a person or thing that is excluded from a general statement or does not follow a rule.
the drives between towns are a delight, and the journey to Graz is no exception
Example Of exception
A capable display by the man in the middle is now the exception rather than the rule.
An exception puts a rule to test, it does not and cannot prove it in any way.
An exception to this general rule is formed by a cheque which bears on its front the letter R.
he always plays top tunes, and tonight was no exception
I have a friend and neighbour called Peter Thomson who is an exception to the general rule.