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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR OUTSTANDINGLY

He was outstandingly brave at a time when the world was full of brave men.

One thing became at once outstandingly certain to the unsophisticated reader.

Of course this is, in a measure, true in every field of investigation, but it is outstandingly true in psychical research.

What are the outstandingly significant sex differences which application of the above criterion leaves?

If upon further testing these third group plants proved to be outstandingly productive or hardy they were given a higher rating.

One Harry Occleve, of Laetitia's circle, so obviously "the good match," was outstandingly such a case.

WORD ORIGIN

1610s, "projecting, prominent, detached," present participle adjective from outstand (v.) "endure successfully, hold out against," from out (adv.) + stand (v.). Figurative sense of "conspicuous, striking" is first recorded 1830. Meaning "unpaid, unsettled" is from 1797. Related: Outstandingly.

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