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uttermost

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adjective ut·ter·most \ˈə-tər-ˌmōst\

Definition of uttermost

Examples of uttermost in a Sentence

  1. a matter of the uttermost importance

  2. I have the uttermost faith in your abilities.

Origin and Etymology of uttermost

Middle English, alteration of uttermest, from 1utter + -mest (as in utmest utmost)


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uttermost

noun ut·ter·most

Definition of uttermost

  1. :  utmost to the uttermost of our capacity — H. S. Truman

First Known Use of uttermost

14th century



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