Definitions

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  • adv. In a paramount manner.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a paramount manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a paramount manner; as a matter of the highest importance.

Etymologies

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paramount +‎ -ly

Examples

  • So everyone knows that it's paramountly (ph) important for the music to be there because the music is the future, you know.

    Christian Scott, Pouring Emotion Into Music

  • Designed paramountly to accommodate the poor's needs for small and short-term capital, the Monte de Piedad doesn't discriminate among its borrowers, lending to anyone with collateral.

    Mexico's Monte De Piedad - More Than Household Finance

  • VAUSE: The last time China's stock lost so much was on the day paramountly that Deng Xiaoping died, 10 years ago.

    CNN Transcript Feb 28, 2007

  • Not only were the males, paramountly her father, able to do what they liked and always doing wonderful and mysterious things, but everything that the females did either had some relation to a male or was directly for, about, or on behalf of a male.

    This Freedom

  • He thought of Essie Scofield, of all that she paramountly held and expressed, with a reluctance that had lately, almost within the past week, grown to resemble resentment, if not actual irritation.

    The Three Black Pennys A Novel

  • MAN1 communicates by articulation of sounds, and paramountly by the memory in the ear; nature by the impression of bounds and surfaces on the eye, and through the eye it gives significance and appropriation, and thus the conditions of memory, or the capability of being remembered, to sounds, smells, etc.

    On Poesy or Art

  • What was at that time even more cheering to MacDowell, who had not yet come to regard himself as paramountly a composer, was Liszt's praise of his piano playing.

    Edward MacDowell

  • One is, indeed, almost tempted to say that he is paramountly a poet, to whom the supplementary gift of musical speech has been extravagantly vouchsafed.

    Edward MacDowell

  • Her voluble egotism; her sense, not of radical bad being, as the really contrite have it, but of her "faults" and "imperfections" in the plural; her stereotyped humility and return upon herself, as covered with "confusion" at each new manifestation of God's singular partiality for a person so unworthy, are typical of shrewdom: a paramountly feeling nature would be objectively lost in gratitude, and silent.

    The Varieties of Religious Experience

  • In her letter to her father, written after she had met Brant and made him welcome, she admitted that she had been paramountly worried about what she ought to give him to eat.

    Greenwich Village

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