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 ?
For there was in the woods an animal of the leopard family, called tiger or "tigre" by the natives, that was exceedingly fierce and dangerous.
Her voice was high and rather shrill, and she often spoke with an anxious inflection, for she was exceedingly desirous that everything should go with due order and decorum.
But the beginning of things, of a world especially, is necessarily vague, tangled, chaotic, and exceedingly disturbing.
The repast, which was greatly aided by the addition of a few delicacies that Heyward had the precaution to bring with him when they left their horses, was exceedingly refreshing to the weary party.
I was exceedingly familiar and friendly with them, always appearing as chearful and satisfied as possible, and they put great confidence in me.
In the growth of the town, however, after some thirty or forty years, the site covered by this rude hovel had become exceedingly desirable in the eyes of a prominent and powerful personage, who asserted plausible claims to the proprietorship of this and a large adjacent tract of land, on the strength of a grant from the legislature.
In the way of furniture, there is a stove with a voluminous funnel; an old pine desk with a three-legged stool beside it; two or three wooden-bottom chairs, exceedingly decrepit and infirm; and -- not to forget the library -- on some shelves, a score or two of volumes of the Acts of Congress, and a bulky Digest of the Revenue laws.
He was tall, but exceedingly lank, with narrow shoulders, long arms and legs, hands that dangled a mile out of his sleeves, feet that might have served for shovels, and his whole frame most loosely hung together.
Afterwards I wondered the less at this operation when I came to know of what fine steel the head of a harpoon is made, and how exceedingly sharp the long straight edges are always kept.
True, other fish are found exceedingly brisk in those Hyperborean waters; but these, be it observed, are your cold-blooded, lungless fish, whose very bellies are refrigerators; creatures, that warm themselves under the lee of an iceberg, as a traveller in winter would bask before an inn fire; whereas, like man, the whale has lungs and warm blood.
His only daughter was exceedingly delicate, and he feared that, with no one to look after her and attend to her, her health and life might yet fall a sacrifice to her mother's inefficiency.
The Germans are exceedingly fond of Rhine wines; they are put up in tall, slender bottles, and are considered a pleasant beverage.