surpassing


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sur·pass·ing

 (sər-păs′ĭng)
adj.
Exceptional; exceeding: monuments of surpassing splendor.

sur·pass′ing·ly adv.

surpassing

(sɜːˈpɑːsɪŋ)
adj
exceptional; extraordinary
adv
obsolete or poetic (intensifier): surpassing fair.
surˈpassingly adv

sur•pass•ing

(sərˈpæs ɪŋ, -ˈpɑ sɪŋ)

adj.
1. of a large amount or high degree; exceeding or excelling.
adv.
2. Archaic. in a surpassing manner; extraordinarily.
[1570–80]
sur•pass′ing•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.surpassing - exceeding or surpassing usual limits especially in excellencesurpassing - exceeding or surpassing usual limits especially in excellence
superior - of high or superior quality or performance; "superior wisdom derived from experience"; "superior math students"
2.surpassing - far beyond what is usual in magnitude or degree; "a night of exceeding darkness"; "an exceptional memory"; "olympian efforts to save the city from bankruptcy"; "the young Mozart's prodigious talents"
extraordinary - beyond what is ordinary or usual; highly unusual or exceptional or remarkable; "extraordinary authority"; "an extraordinary achievement"; "her extraordinary beauty"; "enjoyed extraordinary popularity"; "an extraordinary capacity for work"; "an extraordinary session of the legislature"

surpassing

adjective supreme, extraordinary, outstanding, exceptional, rare, phenomenal, stellar (informal), transcendent, unrivalled, incomparable, matchless The flower has large, hanging blooms of surpassing beauty.
Translations

surpassing

[sɜːˈpɑːsɪŋ] ADJ (liter) → incomparable, sin par
of surpassing beautyde hermosura sin par

surpassing

adj (liter) beautyunvergleichlich
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Queen of the immortals is she, surpassing all in beauty: she is the sister and the wife of loud-thundering Zeus, -- the glorious one whom all the blessed throughout high Olympus reverence and honour even as Zeus who delights in thunder.
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She did not speak, so he drew a feather from his wing, and she beheld before her a Prince of such surpassing beauty that it was impossible not to hope that she might owe her liberty to so charming a person.
But Homer, as in all else he is of surpassing merit, here too--whether from art or natural genius--seems to have happily discerned the truth.
And all with pearl and ruby glowing Was the fair palace door, Through which came flowing, flowing, flowing, And sparkling evermore, A troop of Echoes, whose sweet duty Was but to sing, In voices of surpassing beauty, The wit and wisdom of their king.
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