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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