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Word Example of - exceeding

    Example Sentences for exceeding

    A thrill of pain went through her heart, tempering her exceeding joy in her new-found happiness.

    It is very minute, not exceeding one twenty-fifth of an inch in length.

    The numbers of such representatives is previously determined, always not exceeding one-fifth of the total number of each grade.

    He is 'able to do exceeding abundantly above what we ask or think.'

    His manner was subdued and gentle, and on his homely face was a look of exceeding peace.

    The asphalt should be heated in a kettle to a temperature not exceeding 450° F.

    On which account he is regarded with exceeding great veneration in the court of the Emperor Zeno, and specially by the Empress.

    She was exceeding afraid of him, and yet she loved him, I know: I cannot tell how she managed it.

    These notes were protected in part by securities and by an increasingly large gold reserve, exceeding 75 per cent.

    Whereby are given unto us exceeding great and precious promises.

Word Origin & History of - exceeding

    Word Origin & History

    exceed late 14c., from O.Fr. exceder, from L. excedere "depart, go beyond," from ex- "out" + cedere "go, yield" (see cede). Related: Exceeded; exceeding. Exceedingly (late 15c.) means "very greatly or very much;" excessively (mid-15c.) means "too greatly or too much."

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