- of a large amount or high degree; exceeding, excelling, or extraordinary: structures of surpassing magnificence.
- in a surpassing manner; extraordinarily.
Origin of surpassing
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Related Wordsintensely, greatly, hugely, very, almost, exceedingly, much, too, remarkably, nearly, regularly, considerably, often, indeed, exceptionally, highly, frequently, extremely, decidedly, particularly
Examples from the Web for surpassingly
Yet there are glimpses of surpassingly eerie dystopian beauty.American Dreams: Did William Gibson’s ‘Neuromancer’ Blueprint Our Reality?
October 5, 2014
How is it, lady, that you are of such a surpassingly beautiful colour?Pussy and Doggy Tales
I must declare that, all in all, the scenery of the province is surpassingly beautiful.Acadia
Frederic S. Cozzens
It was truly a clever sketch of a surpassingly lovely scene.The Giant of the North
The prairies were bright that morning, and surpassingly beautiful.The Young Fur Traders
To me the veldt, in its sober winter garb, was surpassingly beautiful.Following the Equator, Complete
Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
- exceptional; extraordinary
- obsolete, or poetic (intensifier)surpassing fair
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