Exemplary damages. (Law) See under Damage.

(Ex"em*pla*ry), n. An exemplar; also, a copy of a book or writing. [Obs.] Donne.

(Ex*em"pli*fi`a*ble) a. That can be exemplified.

(Ex*em`pli*fi*ca"tion) n.

1. The act of exemplifying; a showing or illustrating by example.

2. That which exemplifies; a case in point; example.

3. (Law) A copy or transcript attested to be correct by the seal of an officer having custody of the original.

(Ex*em"pli*fi`er) n. One who exemplifies by following a pattern.

(Ex*em"pli*fy) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Exemplified ; p. pr. &. vb. n. Exemplifying.] [L. exemplum example + - fy: cf. LL. exemplificare to copy, serve as an example.]

1. To show or illustrate by example.

He did but . . . exemplify the principles in which he had been brought up.

2. To copy; to transcribe; to make an attested copy or transcript of, under seal, as of a record. Holland.

3. To prove or show by an attested copy.

(Ex*em"plar), a. Exemplary. [Obs.]

The exemplar piety of the father of a family.
Jer. Taylor.

(Ex"em*pla*ri*ly) adv. In a manner fitted or designed to be an example for imitation or for warning; by way of example.

She is exemplarily loyal.

Some he punisheth exemplarily.

(Ex"em*pla*ri*ness), n. The state or quality of being exemplary; fitness to be an example.

(Ex`em*plar"i*ty) n. [Cf. LL. exemplaritas.] Exemplariness. [R.]

The exemplarity of Christ's life.
Abp. Sharp.

(Ex"em*pla*ry) a. [L. exemplaris, fr. exemplar: cf. F. exemplaire. See Exemplar.]

1. Serving as a pattern; deserving to be proposed for imitation; commendable; as, an exemplary person; exemplary conduct.

[Bishops'] lives and doctrines ought to be exemplary.

2. Serving as a warning; monitory; as, exemplary justice, punishment, or damages.

3. Illustrating as the proof of a thing. Fuller.

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