Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Extreme; extraordinary.
  • adverb Exceedingly.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The amount by which anything exceeds a recognized limit; excess; overplus.
  • 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.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb Archaic. It is not joined to verbs. In a very great degree; extremely; exceedingly.
  • adjective More than usual; extraordinary; more than sufficient; measureless.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Present participle of exceed.
  • adjective archaic prodigious
  • adjective archaic exceptional, extraordinary
  • adjective archaic extreme
  • adverb archaic Exceedingly.

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

  • adjective far beyond what is usual in magnitude or degree

Etymologies

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From exceed +‎ -ing.

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