Supereminence
Supereminence Su`per*em"i*nence, Supereminency Su`per*em"i*nen*cy, n. [L. supereminentia.] The quality or state of being supereminent; distinguished eminence; as, the supereminence of Cicero as an orator, or Lord Chatham as a statesman. --Ayliffe. [1913 Webster]

He was not forever beset with the consciousness of his own supereminence. --Prof. Wilson. [1913 Webster]


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  • supereminence — See supereminent. * * * …   Universalium

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  • supereminence — n. Pre eminence, transcendence, marked superiority, superexcellence …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • supereminence — su·per·eminence …   English syllables

  • supereminence — “+ noun Etymology: Late Latin supereminentia, from supereminent , supereminens supereminent + Latin ia y : the quality or state of being supereminent : distinguished eminence …   Useful english dictionary

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  • supereminent — supereminence, n. supereminently, adv. /sooh peuhr em euh neuhnt/, adj. of superior eminence, rank, or dignity; distinguished, conspicuous, or worthy of note above others. [1545 55; < L supereminent (s. of supereminens), prp. of supereminere to… …   Universalium

  • Transcendence — Tran*scend ence ( ens), Transcendency Tran*scend en*cy ( en*s[y^]), [Cf. L. transcendentia, F. transcendance.] 1. The quality or state of being transcendent; superior excellence; supereminence. [1913 Webster] The Augustinian theology rests upon… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Transcendency — Transcendence Tran*scend ence ( ens), Transcendency Tran*scend en*cy ( en*s[y^]), [Cf. L. transcendentia, F. transcendance.] 1. The quality or state of being transcendent; superior excellence; supereminence. [1913 Webster] The Augustinian… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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