Yet she was superlatively handsome with her warm and swarthy skin, under which the scarlet blood circled freely.
The palette of the embroiderer in silk is superlatively rich.
Modern Chesterfields, who pretend to be superlatively well-bred, tell one never to be "in a hurry."
It was a consolation to see how handsome and superlatively smart he looked!
A great portion of this area is of superlatively tropical richness of production.
Said the superlatively wicked Woman, You know I have order'd her not to answer you.
Anyway, the wild raven has been superlatively shy of man ever since the flood.
The paper was superlatively fine and the print a gem of art.
I never knew before how superlatively graceful my dives could be.
It is, outwardly, not original nor superlatively striking in any way.
late 14c., from Old French superlatif (13c.), from Late Latin superlativus "exaggerated, superlative," from Latin superlatus "exaggerated" (used as past participle of superferre "carry over or beyond"), from super "beyond" (see super-) + lat- "carry," from *tlat-, past participle stem of tollere "to take away" (see extol). The noun is attested from 1520s, originally in the grammatical sense.
The form of an adjective indicating the greatest degree of the quality that the adjective describes. Best is the superlative form of good; fastest is the superlative form of fast; most charming is the superlative form of charming. The usual superlative takes the ending -est. (Compare comparative.)