exceeding

adjective
ex·​ceed·​ing | \ ik-ˈsē-diŋ How to pronounce exceeding (audio) \

Definition of exceeding

: exceptional in amount, quality, or degree

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Examples of exceeding in a Sentence

accepted the apology with exceeding graciousness
Recent Examples on the Web Students in the ready and exceeding categories are counted as proficient. Trisha Powell Crain, AL.com, 30 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of exceeding

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Exceeding.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/exceeding. Accessed 29 Jul. 2021.

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