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undermost

[uhn-der-mohst]
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adjective, adverb
  1. lowest, as in position, status, or the like.
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Origin of undermost

First recorded in 1545–55; under- + -most
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Related Words for undermost

basal, base, basement, basic, ground, last, lowermost, lowest, nethermost, primary, radical, underlying, foundational, meat-and-potatoes, rock-bottom

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Historical Examples of undermost

  • Both went forcibly to the ground, with Brenchfield undermost.

    The Spoilers of the Valley

    Robert Watson

  • There was lettering, too, upon the undermost side when the man turned it over.

    Brother Copas

    Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

  • In these panels, the undermost is often introductoryto the one above, an illustration of it.

  • The yard happened to be undermost, and so I had a pretty good berth.

    For Treasure Bound

    Harry Collingwood

  • They struck the water together, Luke undermost, as he had intended.

    The Grey Lady

    Henry Seton Merriman


British Dictionary definitions for undermost

undermost

adjective
  1. being the furthest under; lowest
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adverb
  1. in the lowest place
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