low·​er·​most ˈlō-ər-ˌmōst How to pronounce lowermost (audio)
: lowest

Examples of lowermost in a Sentence

even when her singing career was at its lowermost point, she still got gigs at small clubs
Recent Examples on the Web Reading became difficult: the white of the page took on a wince-inducing glare, and the words frosted over, like the lowermost lines on the optometrist’s eye chart. Andrew Leland, The New Yorker, 8 July 2023 It’s expected to flow through the breached dam in the coming days, with the lowermost reaches of the Dnipro River returning to a narrower channel unseen since the dam was built in the 1950s. Byerik Stokstad, science.org, 9 June 2023 The artery feeding the lowermost part of her heart appeared to be blocked. H Lee Kagan, Discover Magazine, 8 Oct. 2019 Near the mouth of the river, below the lowermost end of the levee, there are a few outlets where the water already slips out of the river’s main channel into the surrounding bays. Boyce Upholt, Wired, 23 July 2022 The lowermost red highlights show that the index has been testing overhead resistance at 4115 to 4157, which represents the February 24th and March 8th lows, for the past eight sessions. John Kosar, Forbes, 8 June 2022 Try the uppermost trail that runs along the river through the Newberry National Volcanic Monument south of Bend, or the lowermost trail near the confluence with the Columbia River east of The Dalles. oregonlive, 21 Mar. 2021 In other groups, the topmost elements tend to behave more like the lowermost elements when scientists apply serious pressure in the lab, like carbon into diamonds. Caroline Delbert, Popular Mechanics, 4 June 2020 This is about 11 kilometers, putting these planes at the very lowermost reaches of the stratosphere. Caroline Delbert, Popular Mechanics, 20 Feb. 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1547, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of lowermost was in 1547

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“Lowermost.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lowermost. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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low·​er·​most ˈlō(-ə)r-ˌmōst How to pronounce lowermost (audio)
: being the lowest
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