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 Meanings and Examples of EXCEEDINGLY
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exceedingly
 ad.  in a very great degree; beyond what is usual; surpassingly
Example Sentence: (26 in 2 pages)
1  The notions we children were able to form of the great world beyond were exceedingly nebulous.
2  The scenery in Switzerland is exceedingly attractive to the tourists from the whole world.
3  Though the mills of God grind slowly, yet they grind exceedingly small.
4  Girls always look on themselves as proud princesses, with the exception of a small number of either extremely ugly or exceedingly smart ones.
5  Physical perfection in a human being is exceedingly rare.
6  For now he knew all questions' answers, so his mind was at rest and exceedingly comfortable.
7  Fortunately Persian, up to a certain extent, is an exceedingly easy language, more so even than Italian.
8  The salad had an exceedingly acetic flavor.
9  Their remedy is a cut in production to curtail the extent to which the members are exceeding their agreed quotas, something they have been doing in order to prevent shortages arising as a result of the war in Iraq.
10  They would laugh in gossamer tones, and then move on gracefully to someone else, sometimes moving gracefully at speeds exceeding 40 mph.
11  Seen by the dim light, their number to me appeared countless, though not in reality exceeding eighty.
12  The police stopped him for exceeding the speed limit.
13  The fur trade now exceeded timber in importance.
14  Last year's exports exceeded imports in value.
15  Congress exceeded its constitutional authority by requiring that all Americans obtain health insurance or pay a tax penalty.
Classic Sentence: (184 in 13 pages)
1  In this emigration I exceedingly lamented the loss of the fire which I had obtained through accident and knew not how to reproduce it.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 11
2  I was exceedingly surprised on receiving so rude an answer from a stranger, and I was also disconcerted on perceiving the frowning and angry countenances of his companions.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 20
3  When an uninstructed multitude attempts to see with its eyes, it is exceedingly apt to be deceived.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In IX. THE LEECH
4  Such conduct made them of course most exceedingly laughed at; but ridicule could not shame, and seemed hardly to provoke them.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 11
5  Marianne said no more, but looked exceedingly hurt.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 27
6  It will be a very fine object from many parts of the park, and the flower-garden will slope down just before it, and be exceedingly pretty.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 33
7  Her daughters are both exceedingly well married, and therefore I cannot perceive the necessity of her remembering them farther.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
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8  I remember Fanny used to say that she would marry sooner and better than you did; not but what she is exceedingly fond of YOU, but so it happened to strike her.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
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9  And Mrs. Jennings too, an exceedingly well-behaved woman, though not so elegant as her daughter.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
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10  They all looked exceedingly foolish; and Edward seemed to have as great an inclination to walk out of the room again, as to advance farther into it.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
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11  I do not see how it can be done," said she, "without affronting Lady Middleton, for they spend every day with her; otherwise I should be exceedingly glad to do it.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
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12  This speech at first puzzled Mrs. Jennings exceedingly.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
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13  Her family had of late been exceedingly fluctuating.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 50
14  He was a burly man of an exceedingly dark complexion, with an exceedingly large head, and a corresponding large hand.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XI
15  Mr. Wopsle died amiably at Camberwell, and exceedingly game on Bosworth Field, and in the greatest agonies at Glastonbury.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XV