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[ik-see-ding-lee] /ɪkˈsi dɪŋ li/
to an unusual degree; very; extremely:
The children were doing exceedingly well in school.
Origin of exceedingly
1425-75; late Middle English. See exceeding, -ly Unabridged
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  • He regarded the changes of the century exceedingly beneficial.

    The Grand Old Man Richard B. Cook
  • I have told you how exceedingly good-humoured it made my sister.

    Clarissa, Volume 1 (of 9) Samuel Richardson
  • I am exceedingly anxious to know what has become of my friend.

    Life in London Edwin Hodder
  • The attendants are exceedingly civil, and charges regulated by a tariff.

    The Roof of France Matilda Betham-Edwards
  • They have been of assistance to me, and exceedingly kind as well.

British Dictionary definitions for exceedingly


to a very great or unusual degree; extremely; exceptionally
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