Definition of Pre-eminently

1. Adverb. To a preeminent degree; with superiority or distinction above others; in a preeminent manner. "A wide variety of pre-eminently contemporary scenes"

Exact synonyms: Preeminently
Partainyms: Preeminent



Definition of Pre-eminently

1. Adverb. (alternative spelling of preeminently) ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pre-eminently

pre-decimalization
pre-decrement
pre-decremented
pre-decrementing
pre-decrements
pre-distressed
pre-dreadnought
pre-echo
pre-echoes
pre-eclampsia
pre-embryo
pre-eminence
pre-eminent
pre-eminently (current term)
pre-empt
pre-empted
pre-empting
pre-emption
pre-emptions
pre-emptive
pre-emptive strike
pre-emptively
pre-emptor
pre-empts
pre-excellency
pre-exilic
pre-exist
pre-existed

Literary usage of Pre-eminently

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1. Annual Report by Illinois Farmers' Institute (1905)
"This is stranger in Ohio than in Illinois,, because Ohio is pre-eminently noted for its magnificent trees. They could, be found everywhere else in this ..."

2. Lectures on Jurisprudence, Or, The Philosophy of Positive Law by John Austin (1885)
"tween dominion strictly so called (property pre-eminently so called, in re potestas, ... preeminently ..."

3. The History of the Popes, from the Close of the Middle Ages: Drawn from the by Ludwig Pastor, Ralph Francis Kerr, Frederick Ignatius Antrobus (1908)
"Rome still maintained her pre-eminently cosmopolitan character. There existed no court which was composed, racially and socially, of such heterogeneous ..."

4. Annals of the American Pulpit: Or, Commemorative Notices of Distinguished by William Buell Sprague (1859)
"I» them all Dr. Miller was pre-eminently like himself. But the seene by whieh 1 most love to ... preeminently ..."

5. A Systematic Treatise, Historical, Etiological, and Practical, on the by Daniel Drake (1854)
"... anatomy of fully formed consumption, thus keeping in mind the classical maxim, resist the beginnings, as pre-eminently applicable to this fatal malady. ..."

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