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Meaning of EXCEEDING

Pronunciation:  ik'seeding

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  far beyond what is usual in magnitude or degree; "a night of exceeding darkness"; "an exceptional memory"; "olympian efforts to save the city from bankruptcy"; "the young Mozart's prodigious talents"
 

EXCEEDING is a 9 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: exceptional, extraordinary, olympian, prodigious, surpassing
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \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.
    
    
  2. \Ex*ceed"ing\, adv.
    In a very great degree; extremely; exceedingly. [Archaic. It
    is not joined to verbs.] ``The voice exceeding loud.''
    --Keble.
    
          His raiment became shining, exceeding white as snow.
                                                   --Mark ix. 3.
    
          The Genoese were exceeding powerful by sea. --Sir W.
                                                   Raleigh.
    
    
 

 

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