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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.


  1. exceedingly

    Exceedingly refers to a very high or extreme degree. It describes something that surpasses ordinary or normal limits; extremely or significantly more than usual. Example: "The play was exceedingly good." This means that the play was much better than what is typically expected.

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. Chuck Schumer:

    Responsible governing has won on this exceedingly important issue, the American people can breathe easy, and rest assured there will not be a default.

  2. Plato, _Phaedrus_:

    ...Then anyone who leaves behind him a written manual, and likewise anyone who receives it, in the belief that such writing will be clear and certain, must be exceedingly simple-minded...

  3. Markus Janson:

    B-type stars are generally considered quite destructive and dangerous environments, so it was believed that it should be exceedingly difficult to form large planets around them.

  4. Brian Chanes:

    It's exceedingly difficult to find anything of this nature from the original trilogy, these are actually from production, that's what created history and mythology of 'Star Wars' and that's why it's so important.

  5. Harry Tchilinguirian:

    While the latest draw and the recent slowdown in weekly builds in crude stocks have been seen as positive for the oil price, crude stocks remain exceedingly high.

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    (used especially of glances) directed to one side with or as if with doubt or suspicion or envy
    A bristly
    B askant
    C irascible
    D commensal

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