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ɪkˈsi dɪŋ liex·ceed·ing·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. extremely, exceedingly, super, passingadverb

    to an extreme degree

    "extremely cold"; "extremely unpleasant"


  1. exceedinglyadverb

    To a vastly great extent or degree.

  2. exceedinglyadverb

    To an extreme or unusual degree, extent, etc.; extremely

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Exceedinglyadverb

    To a great degree; greatly; very much.

    Etymology: from exceeding.

    They cried out the more exceedingly, crucify him. Mar. xv.

    Isaac trembled exceedingly. Gen. xxvii. 33.

    The earl of Surrey, lieutenant of Ireland, was much feared of the king’s enemies, and exceedingly beloved of the king’s subjects. John Davies, on Ireland.

    Precious stones look exceedingly well, when they are set in those places which we would make to come out of the picture. John Dryden, Dufresnoy.

    Is not this medium exceedingly more rare and subtile than the air, and exceedingly more elastick and active? Isaac Newton, Opt.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Exceedinglyadverb

    to a very great degree; beyond what is usual; surpassingly. It signifies more than very

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of exceedingly in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of exceedingly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of exceedingly in a Sentence

  1. Cheryl Healton:

    To turn it into a political act is exceedingly undermining the health of the nation.

  2. Richard Damania:

    If you're making money out of water, particularly if you're using a lot of water as a commercial user, then it's reasonable to suggest that you pay minimally enough to cover the cost of providing you with that water, this might well mean free water if you are exceedingly poor.

  3. Matthew Dowd:

    This is an issue that has an exceedingly high number of threads in it. It involves race, it involves culture, it involves crime, it involves justice.

  4. Alan Lancz:

    Bonds have done exceedingly well, better than most investors thought at the start of 2014.

  5. Greg Ellis:

    It is exceedingly rare for someone who is tagged as the respondent who has been put in the crosshairs with the false allegation of domestic violence — the silver bullet — to come out and get any kind of semblance of a victory, let alone have a voice, so, the fact that he was able to speak for the first time, and I think we saw from the trial as well, his humanity and the spirit and gentle nature of the man. He was consistent and only took responsibility for his faults and the mistakes that he made. He's never said he's perfect.

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    an exorbitant or unlawful rate of interest
    • A. leaven
    • B. reciprocal
    • C. vigorish
    • D. canopy

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