superlatively[ suh-pur-luh-tiv, soo- ]SEE DEFINITION OF superlatively
Synonyms for superlatively
- to perfection
Antonyms for superlatively
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SUPERLATIVELY
If anything with us is good, it is superlatively good for being brief.
The alderman's eulogium on Mr. Punch was superlatively good.
How superlatively happy she would be to accompany Mrs. Swiggs.
You don't, I mean, as a rule, get it all so superlatively together.
His name was Auku-wonze-zee, that is to say, “he who is superlatively old.”
The palette of the embroiderer in silk is superlatively rich.
It was a consolation to see how handsome and superlatively smart he looked!
And a lady that is died for, must of course be superlatively charming.
Anyway, the wild raven has been superlatively shy of man ever since the flood.
Said the superlatively wicked Woman, You know I have order'd her not to answer you.
late 14c., from Old French superlatif (13c.), from Late Latin superlativus "exaggerated, superlative," from Latin superlatus "exaggerated" (used as past participle of superferre "carry over or beyond"), from super "beyond" (see super-) + lat- "carry," from *tlat-, past participle stem of tollere "to take away" (see extol). The noun is attested from 1520s, originally in the grammatical sense.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR SUPERLATIVELY
- by much
- in great measure
- on a large scale
- very much
- above all
- before anything else
- first and foremost
- first of all
- for the most part
- in the first place
- in the main
- to a great degree