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Engelsk tillægsord: superlative

1. superlative highest in quality


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)greatest, sterling


Termer med lignende betydningsuperior


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)inferior


Engelsk navneord: superlative

1. superlative (om kommunikation) an exaggerated expression (usually of praise)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe critics lavished superlatives on it.


Mindre specifikke termercongratulations, extolment, kudos, praise


Samme anvendelsebest, closest, fewest, least, most, most, nearest, nighest, worst

2. superlative (om tilstand) the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHis landscapes were deemed the acme of beauty.
The artist's gifts are at their acme.
At the height of her career.
The peak of perfection.
Summer was at its peak.
...catapulted Einstein to the pinnacle of fame.
The summit of his ambition.
So many highest superlatives achieved by man.
At the top of his profession.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)acme, elevation, height, meridian, peak, pinnacle, summit, tiptop, top


Mindre specifikke termerdegree, level, point, stage

3. superlative (om kommunikation) the superlative form of an adjective or adverb


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydning`fastest' is the superlative of the adjective `fast'.
`least famous' is the superlative degree of the adjective `famous'.
`most surely' is the superlative of the adverb `surely'.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)superlative degree


Mindre specifikke termeradjective, adverb









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