Origin of superb
Examples from the Web for superbly
But Masters of Sex has quietly become one of the most entertaining, well written, and superbly acted series on TV.
The play itself was brilliantly written and conceived, superbly staged and acted, and profoundly moving.Howard Zinn at 90: Defending the People’s Historian|Timothy Patrick McCarthy|August 27, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Here is a supremely intelligent and competent man, superbly qualified in so many ways for the highest executive office.
The whole passage, at once slow and instantaneous, was superbly polite in the haute-Anglo fashion.
Calasso reconstruction is, in Mounts' judgment, a superbly ambitious, quirky, querulous, lyrical, and finally persuasive essay.
It has the charming ‘eyes’ of gigas in perfection, and the enormous disc, superbly frilled, is of the liveliest magenta crimson.The Woodlands Orchids|Frederick Boyle
It is superbly illustrated with twenty-three masterly drawings by Mr. Enoch Ward.With Edge Tools|Hobart Chatfield-Taylor
Out into the Boston Road, in the gray haze of dawn, trotted 481 a British officer, superbly mounted.Cardigan|Robert W. Chambers
But Mount Tacoma is single not merely because it is superbly majestic; it is an arctic island in a temperate zone.Mount Rainier|Various
Then my door was again opened, and St. Auban, as superbly dressed as ever, was admitted.The Suitors of Yvonne|Raphael Sabatini
British Dictionary definitions for superbly
Word Origin for superb
Word Origin and History for superbly
1540s, "noble, magnificent" (of buildings, monuments, etc.), from Latin superbus "grand, proud, sumptuous," from super "above, over" (see super-). The second element probably is from PIE root *bhe- "to be." General sense of "very fine" developed by 1729.