exemplary Meaning, Definition & Usage
adjective satellite worthy of imitation
- exemplary behavior
- model citizens
adjective satellite being or serving as an illustration of a type;
- the free discussion that is emblematic of democracy
- an action exemplary of his conduct
adjective satellite serving to warn
admonitory; warning; cautionary; monitory.
- shook a monitory finger at him
- an exemplary jail sentence
Serving as a pattern; deserving to be proposed for imitation; commendable; as, an exemplaryperson; exemplaryconduct.
[Bishops'] lives and doctrines ought to be exemplary. Bacon.
Serving as a warning; monitory; as,. exemplaryjustice, punishment, or damages
Illustrating as the proof of a thing.Fuller.
An exemplar; also, a copy of a book or writing.Obs. Donne.
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