adjective, re·mot·er, re·mot·est.
Origin of remote
Examples from the Web for remotest
The religious right also has no leaders anymore of the remotest interest.
I met former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates twice, both times in the remotest reaches of Afghanistan.
Many of the basic cable channels with even the remotest semblance of a news presence.
Strom Thurmond today seems a figure out of the remotest historical past.
Or advanced any proposal or policy that might in even the remotest way have helped a financial contributor.
The ground had belonged to his family from the remotest generations, and his house was large and magnificent.Uarda, Complete|Georg Ebers
Whether he lost himself and fell into the sea, or whether he was an impostor and feared detection, I haven't the remotest idea.A Crime of the Under-seas|Guy Boothby
He anticipated with ease what his enemies would do, while they never could form the remotest conception of what he meant to do.The Story of Norway|Hjalmar H. Boyesen
All that we know is that they existed from the remotest period of which we have cognizance, long before the pyramids were built.Beacon Lights of History, Volume II|John Lord
She has had nothing even in the remotest to do with the crime.Cleek, the Master Detective|Thomas W. Hanshew
British Dictionary definitions for remotest
Word Origin for remote
Word Origin and History for remotest
mid-15c., from Middle French remot or directly from Latin remotus "afar off, remote, distant in place," past participle of removere "move back or away" (see remove (v.)). Related: Remotely; remoteness. Remote control "fact of controlling from a distance" is recorded from 1904; as a device which allows this from 1920.