Definition of exemplary:
typic, blameless, emblematic, symbolical, meritorious, emblematical, typical, respectable, irreprehensible, warning, respect, lily-white, deserving, worthy, praise, cautionary, creditable, estimable, supreme, irreproachable, symbolic, monitory, representative, honorable, value, unblamable, dissuasive, admonitory, perfect, right, model, reputable, dissuasive.
- excellent (part of speech: adjective)
- model (part of speech: adjective)
- good (part of speech: adjective)
She had no romance in her nature, no absurd ideas on the subject of love and happiness which the more benighted of us sometimes imagine to be indissolubly connected with the married state; but, taking her as she was, and putting such thoughts out of consideration, Clara Joyce, if she had had the chance, as has been before suggested, might have made a most exemplary wife for some one, and turned out, perhaps, a highly correct and eminently respectable mother of a family.- "Caught in a Trap", John C. Hutcheson.
- "How to Live a Holy Life", C. E. Orr.
Indeed, whether from calculation or from sentimentality or from both- or, from a certain sympathy and fellow feeling for all kinds of weakness- I have never pursued those who have played me false, except when exemplary punishment was imperative.- "The Plum Tree", David Graham Phillips.