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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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Example sentences of the word superlative-degree


1. Noun Phrase
The superlative degree demonstrates a comparison between three or more things.

2. Noun Phrase
They exist in three forms: the positive, comparative and superlative degrees.

3. Noun Phrase
The superlative degree is used to express the most extreme degrees of comparison.

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))

5. degree

noun. ['dɪˈgriː'] a position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality.

Synonyms

  • low
  • high
  • intensiveness
  • amplitude level
  • immoderation
  • extreme
  • moderateness
  • highness
  • caliber
  • immoderateness
  • intensity
  • calibre
  • sun protection factor
  • quality
  • grind
  • property
  • level
  • SPF
  • grade
  • intense
  • depth
  • mild
  • lowness

Antonyms

  • immoderation
  • moderation
  • low
  • mild
  • high

Etymology

  • degré (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. degree

noun. ['dɪˈgriː'] a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process.

Synonyms

  • tiptop
  • ultimateness
  • height
  • pinnacle
  • summit
  • end point
  • ladder
  • elevation
  • climax
  • state of the art
  • meridian
  • peak
  • ultimacy
  • standard of living
  • acme
  • extent
  • stage
  • top
  • resultant
  • standard of life
  • quickening
  • level
  • state
  • superlative
  • plane

Antonyms

  • immature
  • bottom out
  • minimum
  • maximum

Etymology

  • degré (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. degree

noun. ['dɪˈgriː'] an award conferred by a college or university signifying that the recipient has satisfactorily completed a course of study.

Synonyms

  • honoris causa
  • honours degree
  • honorary degree
  • doctorate
  • accolade
  • bachelor's degree
  • honor
  • baccalaureate
  • award
  • doctor's degree
  • law degree
  • academic degree
  • honour
  • master's degree
  • associate degree
  • honours
  • associate

Antonyms

  • unpointedness
  • inferior
  • proximate
  • lowness

Etymology

  • degré (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. degree

noun. ['dɪˈgriː'] a measure for arcs and angles.

Synonyms

  • angular unit
  • minute of arc
  • arcdegree
  • minute
  • arcminute
  • oxtant

Antonyms

  • tall
  • short
  • tallness
  • shortness

Etymology

  • degré (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. degree

noun. ['dɪˈgriː'] the highest power of a term or variable.

Synonyms

  • index
  • power
  • degree of a term
  • first degree
  • degree of a polynomial

Antonyms

  • end
  • beginning
  • undock
  • break

Etymology

  • degré (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

10. degree

noun. ['dɪˈgriː'] a unit of temperature on a specified scale.

Synonyms

  • degree centigrade
  • temperature unit
  • F
  • degree Celsius
  • degree Fahrenheit

Antonyms

  • lowland
  • natural depression
  • decrease
  • fall

Etymology

  • degré (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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