Part of speech: adjective

Greater than usual; surpassing.

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Usage examples "exceeding":

  1. " Speak of an angel and you see his wings," said she, with exceeding politeness. - "Christian's Mistake", Dinah Maria Mulock Craik.
  2. When she had sat some time, the exceeding stillness of the form beside her began to fill her heart with a gentle awe. - "Weighed and Wanting", George MacDonald.
  3. She had no business to be exceeding the speed limit. - "Marjorie Dean, College Sophomore", Pauline Lester.