superlative

Part of speech: adverb

Superlatively.

Part of speech: noun

Superlativeness.

Part of speech: adjective

Elevated to or expressing the highest degree.

Part of speech: noun

The highest degree of comparison of the adjective or adverb.

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Usage examples "superlative":

  1. So, with her own hands, she helped him prepare his outfit, and she saw to and considered those details for his comfort which, in his superlative impulse, he would probably have ignored. - "The Heart of Unaga", Ridgwell Cullum.
  2. " If her temper were as good as her pastry, I should say we had found a treasure," said Mr. Linton, looking at the fragments which remained of a superlative apple- pie. - "Captain Jim", Mary Grant Bruce.
  3. " I am bound to confess that the Huron has a happy fortune, or a superlative instinct. - "The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith", George Meredith.