exceedingly

adverb ex·ceed·ing·ly \ ik-ˈsē-diŋ-lē \
variants: or less commonly exceeding play \ik-ˈsē-diŋ\
|Updated on: 5 Jul 2018

Definition of exceedingly

: to an extreme degree : extremely

Examples of exceedingly in a Sentence

  1. The weather was exceedingly cold.

  2. The crime rate is exceedingly high.

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First Known Use of exceedingly

1535

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EXCEEDINGLY Defined for Kids

exceedingly

adverb ex·ceed·ing·ly \ ik-ˈsē-diŋ-lē \

Definition of exceedingly for Students

: to a very great degree
  • He's exceedingly happy.


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