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exceedingly

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adverb ex·ceed·ing·ly \-ˈsē-diŋ-lē\

Definition of exceedingly

  1. :  to an extreme degree :  extremely



Examples of exceedingly in a sentence

  1. The weather was exceedingly cold.

  2. The crime rate is exceedingly high.



1535

First Known Use of exceedingly

1535

Variants of exceedingly

also exceeding

EXCEEDINGLY Defined for Kids

exceedingly

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adverb ex·ceed·ing·ly \ik-ˈsē-diŋ-lē\

Definition of exceedingly for Students

  1. :  to a very great degree <He's exceedingly happy.>





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