superlatively


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su·per·la·tive

 (so͝o-pûr′lə-tĭv)
adj.
1. Of the highest order, quality, or degree; surpassing or superior to all others.
2. Excessive or exaggerated.
3. Grammar Of, relating to, or being the extreme degree of comparison of an adjective or adverb, as in best or brightest.
n.
1. Something of the highest possible excellence.
2. The highest degree; the acme.
3. Grammar
a. The superlative degree.
b. An adjective or adverb expressing the superlative degree, as in brightest, the superlative of the adjective bright, or most brightly, the superlative of the adverb brightly.

[Middle English superlatif, from Old French, from Late Latin superlātīvus, from Latin superlātus, past participle of superferre, to carry over a person or thing, exaggerate : super-, super- + lātus, past participle of ferre, to carry; see telə- in Indo-European roots.]

su·per′la·tive·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.superlatively - to a superlative degree
Translations

superlatively

[sʊˈpɜːlətɪvlɪ] ADV [perform, sing] → excepcionalmente, de manera excepcional
a superlatively nice manun hombre extremadamente or excepcionalmente agradable
superlatively fiten una forma física excepcional
his ability to get things superlatively rightsu habilidad para hacer las cosas excepcionalmente or extraordinariamente bien
he knew his job superlatively wellconocía su trabajo a la perfección, conocía su trabajo excepcionalmente or extraordinariamente bien

superlatively

[sˈpɜːrlətɪvli] adv [play, perform] → brillamment
They played superlatively well → Ils ont joué brillamment.

superlatively

adv (= excellently)überragend, unübertrefflich; happy, fithöchst; superlatively wellüberragend (gut)

superlatively

[suˈpɜːlətɪvlɪ] adv (good, intelligent) → estremamente; (play, perform) → superlativamente
to be superlatively fit → essere in ottima forma
References in classic literature ?
Appearances would warrant that conclusion: and, no doubt (though, with an audacity that wants chastising out of you, you seem to question it), they will be a superlatively happy pair.
By this pregnant speech the farrier had re-established his self-complacency, and waited with confidence to hear himself named as one of the superlatively sensible men.
Plenty of things in real life are superlatively uninteresting; so that it is one-half of art to select from realities those which contain possibilities of poetry.
He was the owner of another, not quite so "good" - the jolly corner having been, from far back, superlatively extended and consecrated; and the value of the pair represented his main capital, with an income consisting, in these later years, of their respective rents which (thanks precisely to their original excellent type) had never been depressingly low.
There's always something professional about doing a thing superlatively well.
Bounderby carried it off in these terms, holding the door open for the company to depart, there was a blustering sheepishness upon him, at once extremely crestfallen and superlatively absurd.
If the counting-house of Chicksey, Veneering, and Stobbles had ever been shut up by three happier people, glad as most people were to shut it up, they must have been superlatively happy indeed.
That's the point about Rogue Nation : it does nothing new -- it's a Mission: Impossible sequel -- but it does it superlatively.
Since this motley assortment of players seems to have first met only the day before the concert, with scant time for rehearsal, it is remarkable how superlatively well their performance was received.
Networking events aren't convenient for all, however, which is why the explosion of social media in recent times has provided a godsend, delivering a superlatively accessible route to an endless supply of advice.
I am confident that John and his team will continue to perform superlatively and facilitate the transition of the Company to the next level.
One of the most enjoyable things so far about this superlatively well-made series is just how galling this is.