exceedingly


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ex·ceed·ing·ly

 (ĭk-sē′dĭng-lē)
adv.
To an advanced or unusual degree; extremely.

exceedingly

(ɪkˈsiːdɪŋlɪ)
adv
to a very great or unusual degree; extremely; exceptionally

ex•ceed•ing•ly

(ɪkˈsi dɪŋ li)

adv.
extremely.
[1425–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.exceedingly - to an extreme degree; "extremely cold"; "extremely unpleasant"

exceedingly

exceedingly

adverb
To a high degree:
Informal: awful.
Chiefly Regional: mighty.
Translations
جِدا، لِلْغايَه
særdeles
ákaflega

exceedingly

[ɪkˈsiːdɪŋlɪ] ADVsumamente, extremadamente

exceedingly

[ɪkˈsiːdɪŋli] adv [difficult, rare, small, hard] → excessivement; [well] exceedingly good → extrêmement bon(ne)

exceedingly

adv (+adj, adv) → äußerst, ausgesprochen; we had an exceedingly good lunchwir aßen ausgesprochen gut zu Mittag; my aunt felt the cold exceedinglymeine Tante litt außerordentlich unter der Kälte

exceedingly

[ɪkˈsiːdɪŋlɪ] advestremamente

exceed

(ikˈsiːd) verb
to go beyond; to be greater than. His expenditure exceeds his income; He exceeded the speed limit on the motorway.
exˈceedingly adverb
very. exceedingly nervous.
References in classic literature ?
But I remember that it was exceedingly sentimental and exceedingly ill-spelled--for Cecily mercilessly copied down poor Cyrus' mistakes.
But one of them who was exceedingly old (for many a field had he plowed) thus spoke: "These Butchers, it is true, slaughter us, but they do so with skillful hands, and with no unnecessary pain.
John Dashwood told his mother again and again how exceedingly sorry he was that she had taken a house at such a distance from Norland as to prevent his being of any service to her in removing her furniture.
This is not such a nice place for a girl as for a young man, and the Desmonds thought it EXCEEDINGLY ODD that mamma should wish me to come here.
These women, for a native race, are exceedingly handsome.
Crawley, as a diplomatist, was exceedingly proud of his own skill in speaking the French language (for he was of the world still), and not a little pleased with the compliments which the governess continually paid him upon his proficiency.
But the beginning of things, of a world especially, is necessarily vague, tangled, chaotic, and exceedingly disturbing.
Right below it there was an exceedingly small hollow of green turf, hidden by banks and a thick underwood about knee- deep, that grew there very plentifully; and in the centre of the dell, sure enough, a little tent of goat- skins, like what the gipsies carry about with them in England.
Collins's present circumstances made it a most eligible match for their daughter, to whom they could give little fortune; and his prospects of future wealth were exceedingly fair.
This was exceedingly handy, and I took care to let the natives understand how much I applauded the invention.
The Sviazhskys' home-life was exceedingly pleasant, and Sviazhsky himself, the best type of man taking part in local affairs that Levin knew, was very interesting to him.
There is little doubt that troubles are exceedingly gregarious in their nature, and flying in flocks, are apt to perch capriciously; crowding on the heads of some poor wights until there is not an inch of room left on their unlucky crowns, and taking no more notice of others who offer as good resting-places for the soles of their feet, than if they had no existence.