eximious [eg-zim-ee-uh s] EXAMPLES|WORD ORIGIN adjective Obsolete. distinguished; eminent; excellent. Liberaldictionary.com

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  • Origin of eximious 1540–50; Latin eximius select, distinguished, excellent (derivative of eximere to take out, remove), equivalent to ex- ex-1 + -im- (combining form of emere to take) + -ius -ious Related formsex·im·i·ous·ly, adverb Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 Examples from the Web for eximious Historical Examples of eximious

  • But generally the instances of eximious virtue are what Montaigne delights to honour.


    Clive Bell

  • Oh, ye wigs, and eximious wig-blocks, called right-honorable!

    History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. XIII. (of XXI.)

    Thomas Carlyle

  • British Dictionary definitions for eximious eximious adjective rare select and distinguished; eminent Derived Formseximiously, adverbWord Origin for eximious C16: from Latin eximius, from eximere to take out, from emere to purchase Collins English Dictionary – Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

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