surpassing

adjective
sur·​pass·​ing | \ sər-ˈpa-siŋ How to pronounce surpassing (audio) \

Definition of surpassing

: greatly exceeding others : of a very high degree

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Other Words from surpassing

surpassingly adverb

Examples of surpassing in a Sentence

a woman of surpassing grace and beauty

First Known Use of surpassing

1566, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of surpassing was in 1566

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“Surpassing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/surpassing. Accessed 2 Jun. 2020.

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surpassing

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English Language Learners Definition of surpassing

formal : very great : to a much greater degree than others

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