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.

Nearby words

  1. superduct,
  2. superego,
  3. superelastic,
  4. superelevated,
  5. superelevation,
  6. superencipher,
  7. supererogate,
  8. supererogation,
  9. supererogatory,
  10. superette

Origin of supereminent

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

Related formssu·per·em·i·nence, nounsu·per·em·i·nent·ly, adverb

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British Dictionary definitions for supereminent

supereminent

/ (ˌsuːpərˈɛmɪnənt) /

adjective

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

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