Definitions

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  • adv. To the greatest, highest, or utmost degree.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a supreme manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • With supreme authority; in the highest degree; to the utmost extent.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. to the maximum degree

Etymologies

supreme +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Beautiful work, Roger, I'd be surprised if any Muppet fans, especially those with serious doubts about the comic, weren't convinced it's in supremely capable hands as soon as they've had a read.

    Gimme an "M"!

  • Getting to grips with Einstein's famous equation can be a bit of an assault course for the novice, but, says Alok Jha, the reader is in supremely capable hands with Brian Cox and Jeff ForshawThis is the fourth of our reviews of the six titles vying for the 2010 Royal Society Prize for Science Books.

    Why Does E=mc2? by Brian Cox and Jeff Forshaw – review

  • One just has to visit Brazil -- still the most unequal society in supremely unequal Latin America.

    Pepe Escobar: Is Brazil the New United States?

  • Getting the call supremely bummed me out, and getting the call 5 days late/thus missing the funeral bummed me out even more.

    decemberguy Diary Entry

  • What matters supremely is the effect on our war effort.

    The Battle Against Rising Prices

  • These sentiments seemed to Mrs. Bradley admirably sensible, although she found the manner of their expression supremely irritating.

    St Peter's Finger

  • The important point is that both kinds of meditators ultimately attain knowledge of God's by clearly and distinctly perceiving that necessary existence is contained in the idea of supremely perfect being.

    Descartes' Ontological Argument

  • The life of Mary Tudor has been in its place described as supremely tragic; that of Mary Stewart presents a tragedy not greater but more dramatic -- whatever view we may take of her guilt or innocence with regard to Darnley, to Bothwell, to the conspirators who would fain have made her Queen of

    England under the Tudors

  • Let us come to the appellation “Good,” already mentioned in our discourse, which the Theologians ascribe pre-eminently and exclusively to the super-Divine Deity, as I conjecture, by calling the supremely Divine

    Dionysius the Areopagite, Works (1897)

  • The firm's latest model is based on the platform of the DB9 and slots into the range between that car and the more aggressive DBS as what Aston calls a "supremely elegant and powerful, yet juxtaposed and understated sports car."

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

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