Exceeding Ex*ceed"ing, a. More than usual; extraordinary; more than sufficient; measureless. ``The exceeding riches of his grace.'' --Eph. ii. 7. -- {Ex*ceed"ing*ness}, n. [Obs.] --Sir P. Sidney. [1913 Webster]

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  • Exceeding — Ex*ceed ing, adv. In a very great degree; extremely; exceedingly. [Archaic. It is not joined to verbs.] The voice exceeding loud. Keble. [1913 Webster] His raiment became shining, exceeding white as snow. Mark ix. 3. [1913 Webster] The Genoese… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • exceeding — index drastic, excessive, extreme (exaggerated), inordinate, intemperate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • exceeding — [ek sēd′iŋ, ik sēd′iŋ] adj. surpassing; extraordinary; extreme adv. Archaic EXCEEDINGLY …   English World dictionary

  • Exceeding — Exceed Ex*ceed , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Exceeded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Exceeding}.] [L. excedere, excessum, to go away or beyond; ex out + cedere to go, to pass: cf. F. exc[ e]der. See {Cede}.] To go beyond; to proceed beyond the given or supposed… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • exceeding — /əkˈsidɪŋ/ (say uhk seeding), /ɛk / (say ek ) –adjective 1. Obsolete extraordinary; excessive. –adverb 2. Archaic exceedingly: exceeding fair …   Australian English dictionary

  • exceeding — adjective Date: 15th century exceptional in amount, quality, or degree …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • exceeding — /ik see ding/, adj. 1. extraordinary; exceptional. adv. 2. Archaic. exceedingly. [1485 95; EXCEED + ING2] * * * …   Universalium

  • exceeding — 1. adjective a) prodigious b) exceptional, extraordinary 2. adverb Exceedingly …   Wiktionary

  • exceeding — ex|ceed|ing [ ık sidıŋ ] adjective, adverb an old word meaning very great or very much …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • exceeding — ex ceed·ing || dɪŋ n. going beyond, overstepping, passing; surpassing, outdoing, excelling ex·ceed || ɪk siːd v. go beyond, pass; surpass, outdo, excel …   English contemporary dictionary

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