summum bonum

[ soo m-oo m boh-noo m; English suhm-uh m boh-nuh m ]
/ ˈsʊm ʊm ˈboʊ nʊm; English ˈsʌm əm ˈboʊ nəm /

noun Latin.

the highest or chief good.

Nearby words

  1. summiteer,
  2. summitry,
  3. summon,
  4. summons,
  5. summum bonam,
  6. sumner,
  7. sumner, charles,
  8. sumner, william graham,
  9. sumo,
  10. sump

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British Dictionary definitions for summum bonum

summum bonum

/ Latin (ˈsʊmʊm ˈbɒnʊm) /

noun

the principle of goodness in which all moral values are included or from which they are derived; highest or supreme good
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