Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Extreme; extraordinary: a night of exceeding darkness.
  • adv. Archaic Exceedingly.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Present participle of exceed.
  • adj. prodigious
  • adj. exceptional, extraordinary
  • adj. extreme
  • adv. Exceedingly.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. More than usual; extraordinary; more than sufficient; measureless.
  • adv. In a very great degree; extremely; exceedingly.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Very great in extent, quantity, or duration; remarkably large or extensive.
  • Surpassing; remarkable for beauty, etc.
  • In a very great degree; unusually: as, exceeding rich.
  • n. The amount by which anything exceeds a recognized limit; excess; overplus.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. far beyond what is usual in magnitude or degree

Etymologies

From exceed +‎ -ing. (Wiktionary)

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