uppermost

Part of speech: adjective

Highert, in place, rank, etc.; first thought of.

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Usage examples "uppermost":

  1. You were always uppermost in my calculations. - "From the Housetops", George Barr McCutcheon.
  2. The parting from Lili was uppermost in his thoughts. - "The Youth of Goethe", Peter Hume Brown.
  3. Though I did not advance far, the press, which separated me from the upper end of the room, melted quickly, as one after another took his seat amid a hum of conversation; and in a moment I found myself gazing straight at Denise, who, white and wan, with a pitiful look in her eyes, sat beside her mother at the uppermost table, a picture of silent woe. - "The Red Cockade", Stanley J. Weyman.