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supereminent

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French supereminent, and its source, Late Latin supereminens, adjectival use of Latin superēminēre (corresponding to super- +‎ eminent).

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /suːpəɹˈɛmᵻnənt/

AdjectiveEdit

supereminent (comparative more supereminent, superlative most supereminent)

  1. Superior to or notable above all others; outstanding; supremely remarkable. [from 16th c.]
    • 1621, Robert Burton, The Anatomy of Melancholy, III.2.2.ii:
      so far was beauty adored amongst them, that no man was thought fit to reign that was not in all parts complete and supereminent.

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LatinEdit

VerbEdit

superēminent

  1. third-person plural present active indicative of superēmineō