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supreme

[ suh-preem, soo- ]SEE DEFINITION OF supreme

Synonyms for supreme

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Antonyms for supreme

  • inferior
  • least
  • littlest
  • lowly
  • minor
  • poor
  • serving
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SUPREME

Our supreme task is the resumption of our onward, normal way.

This hope—this supreme aspiration—must rule the way we live.

While this great man lives, he ought to be supreme in the affairs of his country.

The ability to love cleanly and absolutely is the supreme virtue.

She spoke softly, but with an intensity of supreme feeling in her voice.

It is Shakespeare's finest play, his supreme achievement as a playwright.

It was his absolute abandonment to passion which made Shakespeare the supreme poet.

They were still there alone in this supreme hour, and they waited.

We have no idea of the Supreme Being but what we learn from reflection on our own faculties.

With a supreme effort he pulled himself together and embraced the girl.

WORD ORIGIN

1520s, from Middle French suprême, from Latin supremus "highest," superlative of superus "situated above," from super "above" (see super-). Supreme Being first attested 1690s; Supreme Court is from 1709.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR SUPREME

absolute

adjectivein control or complete authority

certain

adjectiveundoubtable, valid
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