Supereminent Su`per*em"i*nent, a. [L. supereminens, p. pr. of supereminere. See {Super-}, and {Eminent}.] Eminent in a superior degree; surpassing others in excellence; as, a supereminent divine; the supereminent glory of Christ. -- {Su`per*em"i*nent*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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  • supereminent — [so͞o΄pər em′ə nənt] adj. [LL supereminens < prp. of L supereminere, to rise above: see SUPER & EMINENT] eminent beyond others in rank, dignity, etc.; supremely remarkable, distinguished, etc. supereminence n. supereminently adv …   English World dictionary

  • 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

  • supereminent — adjective Superior to or notable above all others; outstanding; supremely remarkable. Syn: preeminent, supreme …   Wiktionary

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  • supereminent — su|pe|re|mi|nent Mot Agut Adjectiu invariable …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • supereminent — a. Pre eminent, transcendent …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • supereminent — su·per·eminent …   English syllables

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  • supereminent — /supərˈɛmənənt/ (say soohpuhr emuhnuhnt) adjective of superior eminence, rank, or dignity; distinguished, conspicuous, or noteworthy above others. {Latin supereminens} –supereminence, noun –supereminently, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

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