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exceedingly Line breaks: ex¦ceed|ing¦ly
Pronunciation: /ɪkˈsiːdɪŋli/

Definition of exceedingly in English:


1 [as submodifier] Extremely: the team played exceedingly well
More example sentences
  • Both teams looked exceedingly sharp even after the two and a half week Christmas break.
  • The film is too grim, but not too serious; it is exceedingly violent, but we fail to see the point of bearing witness to it.
  • The soft anatomy is lacking except for exceedingly, exceedingly rare fossil finds.
Scottish  unco;
French très;
Northern English  right
British informal ever so, well, dead, jolly
North American informal real, mighty, awful, darned
archaic exceeding
2 archaic To a great extent: the supply multiplied exceedingly
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