Associations to the word «Exceeding»


EXCEEDING, verb. Present participle of exceed
EXCEEDING, adjective. (archaic) prodigious
EXCEEDING, adjective. (archaic) exceptional, extraordinary
EXCEEDING, adjective. (archaic) extreme
EXCEEDING, adverb. (archaic) Exceedingly.
EXCEEDING, noun. (archaic) The situation of being in excess.

Dictionary definition

EXCEEDING, adjective. 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".

Wise words

Language is a process of free creation; its laws and principles are fixed, but the manner in which the principles of generation are used is free and infinitely varied. Even the interpretation and use of words involves a process of free creation.
Noam Chomsky