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exceedingly definition

Overview

Define the meaning of the English word exceedingly below. Exceedingly is an adverb. Also define these 0 related words and terms: .

English

Etymology

exceeding +‎ -ly

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɪkˈsiːdɪŋli/
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  • Hyphenation: ex‧ceed‧ing‧ly

Adverb

exceedingly (not comparable)

  1. To a great or unusual degree, extent, etc.; extremely
    • 1865, Henry David Thoreau, Cape Cod, Chapter II. "Stage-coach Views", page 16.
      This coach was an exceedingly narrow one []
    • 1887, H. Rider Haggard, She: A History of Adventure[1]:
      I gasped and nearly sank to the ground, for I knew that such a situation must result in some dreadful tragedy, of which it seemed exceedingly probable to me that I should be the first victim.

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