passingly

adverb
pass·​ing·​ly

Definition of passingly

1a : temporarily were in Cambridge passingly for a few days— Lucien Price
b : in passing : cursorily he has only studied passingly and is in danger of failing the course
2 archaic : exceedingly, surpassingly

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History and Etymology for passingly

Middle English, from passing entry 2 + -ly

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“Passingly.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/passingly. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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