• synonyms


See more synonyms for exceedingly on Thesaurus.com
  1. to an unusual degree; very; extremely: The children were doing exceedingly well in school.
Show More

Origin of exceedingly

1425–75; late Middle English. See exceeding, -ly
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words for exceedingly

extraordinarily, awfully, terribly, excessively, vastly, unusually, remarkably, highly, extremely, really, enormously, strikingly, hugely, inordinately, especially, greatly, powerful, superlatively, surpassingly, vitally

Examples from the Web for exceedingly

Contemporary Examples of exceedingly

Historical Examples of exceedingly

  • 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


  1. to a very great or unusual degree; extremely; exceptionally
Show More
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012