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1. superlative

noun. ['sʊˈpɝːlətɪv'] an exaggerated expression (usually of praise).

Synonyms

  • kudos
  • congratulations
  • extolment

Antonyms

  • unpointedness
  • immature
  • bottom out
  • fall

Etymology

  • superlatyf (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • superlatif (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Superlative

  • alternative
  • captive
  • causative
  • causative
  • cognitive
  • collaborative
  • collaborative
  • collective
  • combative
  • commemorative
  • commemorative
  • communicative
  • comparative
  • conductive
  • congestive
  • connective
  • constructive
  • consultative
  • contemplative
  • contraceptive

How do you pronounce superlative?

Pronounce superlative as sʊˈpərlətɪv.

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Sentences with superlative


1. Adjective
Cast- iron is best because of its superlative heat retention.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Its comparative is "more" and its superlative is "most."

2. superlative

adjective. ['sʊˈpɝːlətɪv'] highest in quality.

Synonyms

  • sterling
  • superior

Antonyms

  • antinode
  • node
  • middle

Etymology

  • superlatyf (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • superlatif (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. superlative

noun. ['sʊˈpɝːlətɪv'] the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development.

Synonyms

  • meridian
  • peak
  • tiptop
  • height
  • pinnacle
  • acme
  • summit
  • elevation
  • degree
  • stage
  • top
  • level

Antonyms

  • maximum
  • low
  • lowness
  • highness

Etymology

  • superlatyf (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • superlatif (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. superlative

noun. ['sʊˈpɝːlətɪv'] the superlative form of an adjective or adverb.

Synonyms

  • adjective
  • adverb

Antonyms

  • beginning
  • undock
  • break

Etymology

  • superlatyf (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • superlatif (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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