◄ Superlative ►

1. (a.) Most excellent; surpassing all other; supreme; as, superlative wisdom or prudence\; a woman of superlative beauty; the superlative glory of the divine character.

2. (a.) Expressing the highest or lowest degree of the quality, manner, etc., denoted by an adjective or an adverb. The superlative degree is formed from the positive by the use of -est, most, or least; as, highest, most pleasant, least bright.

3. (n.) That which is highest or most eminent; the utmost degree.

4. (n.) The superlative degree of adjectives and adverbs; also, a form or word by which the superlative degree is expressed; as, strongest, wisest, most stormy, least windy, are all superlatives.

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