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supereminent

[ soo-per-em-uh-nuhnt ]

adjective

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


supereminent

/ ˌsuːpərˈɛmɪnənt /

adjective

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


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Derived Forms

  • ˌsuperˈeminence, noun

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Other Words From

  • super·emi·nence noun
  • super·emi·nent·ly adverb

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Word History and Origins

Origin of supereminent1

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

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Example Sentences

The quality of the love of procreating is known from its delight, which is supereminent and transcendent.

As much as he is in this respect supereminent, so much greater the degree of his guilt.

Supereminent, sū-pėr-em′i-nent, adj. eminent in a superior degree: excellent beyond others.

If Baby Carlos's performance in it be anything in proportion, he will be a supereminent sovereign!

All the family were quick at it, but his astounding memory made him supereminent.

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