Definition of outstandingly in English:



  • usually as submodifier Exceptionally.

    ‘outstandingly beautiful gardens’
    • ‘The sweet potato was outstandingly successful in New Zealand soil and became their most valuable crop in the pre-European period.’
    • ‘That means it must be fast, outstandingly agile, and truly exciting to drive.’
    • ‘I came across fewer real turkeys than outstandingly good books, mainly because I tend not to dip into a novel unless I think I've got a good chance of liking it.’
    • ‘Sometimes, the connection is outstandingly clear with beautiful high fidelity - much better than we can ever get on a regular phone.’
    • ‘I remember this as being an outstandingly scary film when I was a young boy (the bit where the vamps sweep down on the police man at the start of the film scared me witless).’
    • ‘He trained himself to be an outstandingly good documentary photographer while working for the government during World War II.’
    • ‘I felt awkward but everybody was outstandingly welcoming.’
    • ‘Well, it might be very early (and bound to be followed by outstandingly bad weather in September), but I saw my first new buds on a tree today.’
    • ‘Yet she has shown at various Commonwealth Games that she has a fine temperament and might have acquitted herself outstandingly in Athens.’
    • ‘It's a bit of a pathetic and off-the-point argument, when you set it against this fine speech from a woman whose views make outstandingly good sense.’
    • ‘The football sessions, especially those for the juniors, had been outstandingly successful and the chairman thanked the team coaches and leaders.’
    • ‘I expect him to play exactly the same way as he has always played for England, which is outstandingly well.’
    • ‘At 14, Mary was ambitious, intelligent and outstandingly pretty.’
    • ‘Some of the 13 bunkers are in outstandingly beautiful spots, particularly the one at Hawkshead.’
    • ‘But sometimes they must have been outstandingly well led.’
    • ‘Seychelles is an outstandingly beautiful and isolated archipelago in the Indian Ocean.’
    • ‘The piece is outstandingly light and simple in texture, but yet extremely difficult technically.’
    • ‘He or she will be chosen during auditions next month to find an outstandingly talented boy or girl aged eight to 11 who can either sing or play a musical instrument.’
    • ‘The key to the competition's popularity is most likely the outstandingly beautiful area in which it takes place.’
    • ‘I think it's outstandingly unreasonable of him to think that he should live half the week in your friend's house without making some effort to contribute to her costs.’
    very, extremely, exceedingly, exceptionally, especially, tremendously, immensely, vastly, hugely
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