Definitions

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

  • adv. To an advanced or unusual degree; extremely.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. To a vastly great extent or degree.
  • adv. To an extreme or unusual degree, extent, etc.; extremely

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. To a very great degree; beyond what is usual; surpassingly. It signifies more than very.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To a very great degree; in a degree beyond what is usual; greatly; very much; extremely.

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

  • adv. to an extreme degree

Etymologies

exceeding +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

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