exceedingly

  • 1 exceedingly — exceedingly, excessively Both words came into use in the late 15c. Exceedingly (16c in its current meaning) means ‘very, extremely’, and is now used only with adjectives and adverbs (most often well): • His room was exceedingly cold P. Fitzgerald …

    Modern English usage

  • 2 Exceedingly — Ex*ceed ing*ly, adv. To a very great degree; beyond what is usual; surpassingly. It signifies more than very. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 exceedingly — [adv] very; exceptionally awfully, enormously, especially, excessively, extraordinarily, extremely, greatly, highly, hugely, immoderately, in a marked degree, inordinately, powerful, really, remarkably, strikingly, superlatively, surpassingly,… …

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  • 4 exceedingly — ► ADVERB 1) extremely. 2) archaic to a great extent …

    English terms dictionary

  • 5 exceedingly — [ek sēd′iŋ lē, ik sēd′iŋ lē] adv. extremely; to a great degree; extraordinarily; very …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 exceedingly — [[t]ɪksi͟ːdɪŋli[/t]] ADV: usu ADV adj, also ADV after v Exceedingly means very or very much. [OLD FASHIONED] We had an exceedingly good lunch... This was an exceedingly difficult decision to take... I have a case that troubles me exceedingly. Syn …

    English dictionary

  • 7 exceedingly — /ik see ding lee/, adv. to an unusual degree; very; extremely: The children were doing exceedingly well in school. [1425 75; late ME. See EXCEEDING, LY] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 8 exceedingly — See exceedingly, excessively …

    Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • 9 exceedingly — adv. Exceedingly is used with these adjectives: ↑complex, ↑dangerous, ↑difficult, ↑expensive, ↑generous, ↑handsome, ↑large, ↑popular, ↑rare, ↑shallow, ↑unlikely, ↑ …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 10 exceedingly — ex|ceed|ing|ly [ıkˈsi:dıŋli] adv formal extremely ▪ Thank you. You ve been exceedingly kind …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11 exceedingly — ex|ceed|ing|ly [ ık sidıŋli ] adverb 1. ) FORMAL extremely: Some of the children have done exceedingly well. 2. ) an old word meaning very much …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 12 exceedingly — adverb extremely: I d like to say thank you. You ve been exceedingly kind …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 exceedingly — adverb an exceedingly comfortable home Syn: extremely, exceptionally, especially, tremendously, very, really, truly, awfully, seriously, totally, completely; formal most; informal mega, ultra, real, mighty; archaic exceeding …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 14 exceedingly — UK [ɪkˈsiːdɪŋlɪ] / US [ɪkˈsɪdɪŋlɪ] adverb 1) formal extremely Some of the children have done exceedingly well. 2) an old word meaning very much …

    English dictionary

  • 15 exceedingly — also exceeding adverb Date: 1535 to an extreme degree ; extremely …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 16 exceedingly — adverb a) To a vastly great extent or degree. b) To an extreme or unusual degree, extent, etc.; extremely …

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  • 17 exceedingly — Synonyms and related words: almighty, awfully, considerably, egregiously, eminently, enormously, especially, exceptionally, excessively, extraordinarily, extremely, far and away, greatly, hugely, immeasurably, incomparably, inimitably, just,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 18 exceedingly — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adv., informal, extremely. See superiority. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. greatly, extremely, remarkably, in a marked degree; see very . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) adv. extremely, very, exceptionally,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 19 exceedingly — ex ceed·ing·ly || dɪŋlɪ adv. very, extremely, especially …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 20 exceedingly — adverb 1》 extremely. 2》 archaic to a great extent …

    English new terms dictionary


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