supereminent

[ soo-per-em-uh-nuh nt ]
/ ˌsu pərˈɛm ə nənt /

adjective

of superior eminence, rank, or dignity; distinguished, conspicuous, or worthy of note above others.

Origin of supereminent

1545–55; < Latin superēminent- (stem of superēminēns), present participle of supereminēre to stand out. See super-, eminent

Related forms

su·per·em·i·nence, nounsu·per·em·i·nent·ly, adverb
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supereminent

/ (ˌsuːpərˈɛmɪnənt) /

adjective

of distinction, dignity, or rank superior to that of others; pre-eminent

Derived Forms

supereminence, noun
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