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Superlative

Superlative

WordNet



adjective


(1)   Highest in quality

noun


(2)   The superlative form of an adjective
"`best' is the superlative form of `good'"
(3)   An exaggerated expression (usually of praise)
"The critics lavished superlatives on it"
(4)   The highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development
"His landscapes were deemed the acme of beauty"
"The artist's gifts are at their acme"
"At the height of her career"
"The peak of perfection"
"Summer was at its peak"
"...catapulted Einstein to the pinnacle of fame"
"The summit of his ambition"
"So many highest superlatives achieved by man"
"At the top of his profession"
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Etymology


From from from from , past participle of from + .

Noun



  1. The highest extent or degree of something.
  2. The form of an adjective that expresses which of more than two items has the highest degree of the quality expressed by the adjective; in English, formed by appending "-est" to the end of the adjective (for some short adjectives only) or putting "most" before it.
    The superlative of "big" is "biggest"
  3. An adjective used to praise something exceptional.
    Lincoln is amazing, wonderful, fantastic, and many other superlatives I can’t think of right now!

Adjective



  1. Exceptionally good; of the highest quality; superb.
  2. Of or relating to a superlative.