adjective Date: 14th century farthest down ; lowest

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Nethermost — Neth er*most (n[e^][th] [ e]r*m[=o]st ), a. [AS. ni[eth]emest. See {Nether}, and cf. {Aftermost}.] Lowest; as, the nethermost abyss. Milton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nethermost — [neth′ər mōst΄] adj. [ME nethermest: see NETHER & MOST] lowest; farthest down …   English World dictionary

  • nethermost — /nedh euhr mohst , meuhst/, adj. lowest; farthest down: the nethermost depths of the ocean. [1250 1300; ME nethermast. See NETHER, MOST] * * * …   Universalium

  • nethermost — adjective literary lowest: the nethermost fiery pit of hell …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • nethermost — nether ► ADJECTIVE ▪ lower in position. DERIVATIVES nethermost adjective. ORIGIN Old English …   English terms dictionary

  • nethermost — adjective farthest down; lowest See Also: nethermore …   Wiktionary

  • nethermost — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Opposite to or farthest from the top: bottom, lowermost, lowest, undermost. See OVER …   English dictionary for students

  • nethermost — neðə(r)məʊst adj. lowest, lowermost …   English contemporary dictionary

  • nethermost — neth•er•most [[t]ˈnɛð ərˌmoʊst, məst[/t]] adj. lowest; farthest down …   From formal English to slang

  • nethermost — /ˈnɛðəmoʊst/ (say nedhuhmohst) adjective lowest …   Australian English dictionary

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