outstandingly

outstanding

[out-stan-ding]
adjective
1.
prominent; conspicuous; striking: an outstanding example of courage.
2.
marked by superiority or distinction; excellent; distinguished: an outstanding student.
3.
continuing in existence; remaining unsettled, unpaid, etc.: outstanding debts.
4.
(of securities and the like) publicly issued and sold or in circulation.
5.
standing out; projecting: a stiff, outstanding fabric.
6.
Archaic. that resists or opposes.

Origin:
1605–15; outstand + -ing2

outstandingly, adverb
outstandingness, noun


1. eminent. 3. owing, due.
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outstanding (ˌaʊtˈstændɪŋ)
 
adj
1.  superior; excellent; distinguished
2.  prominent, remarkable, or striking
3.  still in existence; unsettled, unpaid, or unresolved
4.  (of shares, bonds, etc) issued and sold
5.  projecting or jutting upwards or outwards
 
out'standingly
 
adv

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outstanding
1571, "projecting, prominent, detached" (implied in outstand (v.)), from out + stand (v.). Figurative sense of "conspicuous, striking" is first recorded 1830. Meaning "unpaid, unsettled" is from 1797.
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