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Princeton's WordNet

  1. superlativelyadverb

    to a superlative degree


  1. superlativelyadverb

    In a superlative manner; in the greatest possible way.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Superlativelyadverb

    Etymology: from superlative.

    I shall not speak superlatively of them; but that I may truly say, they are second to none in the Christian world. Francis Bacon.

    Tiberius was bad enough in his youth; but superlatively and monstrously so in his old age. Robert South, Sermons.

    The Supreme Being is a spirit most excellently glorious, superlatively powerful, wise and good, Creator of all things. Richard Bentley.


  1. superlatively

    Superlatively is an adverb that refers to something being done in the highest, utmost or extremely high degree. It often expresses the supreme or very high standard of quality, quantity, or intensity. For example, if someone does something superlatively well, they do it exceptionally well. It can also be related to the use of superlatives in grammar, which denote the highest degree of comparison.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of superlatively in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of superlatively in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of superlatively in a Sentence

  1. Robertson Davies:

    He was a genius - that is to say, a man who does superlatively and without obvious effort something that most people cannot do by the uttermost exertion of their abilities.

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