to the lowest degree

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: the lowest degree - used to form the superlative; "The garter snake is the least dangerous snake"
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madame," said Fouquet, with an emotion he had never before felt; "were I to fall to the lowest degree of human misery, and hear from your mouth that word which you now refuse me, that day, madame, you will be mistaken in your noble egotism; that day you will fancy you are consoling the most unfortunate of men, and you will have said, I love you, to the most illustrious, the most delighted, the most triumphant of the happy beings of this world."
From the highest degree of passionate love to the lowest degree of good-will, they make the sweetness of life.
Every one, from the highest to the lowest degree, has his place on the social ladder, and is beset by stormy passions and conflicting interests, as in Descartes' theory of pressure and impulsion.