surpassing

[ ser-pas-ing, -pah-sing ]
/ sərˈpæs ɪŋ, -ˈpɑ sɪŋ /

adjective

of a large amount or high degree; exceeding, excelling, or extraordinary: structures of surpassing magnificence.

adverb

in a surpassing manner; extraordinarily.

Origin of surpassing

First recorded in 1570–80; surpass + -ing2

Related forms

sur·pass·ing·ly, adverb
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surpassing

/ (sɜːˈpɑːsɪŋ) /

adjective

exceptional; extraordinary

adverb

obsolete, or poetic (intensifier)surpassing fair

Derived Forms

surpassingly, adverb
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