uttermost

adjective
ut·​ter·​most | \ ˈə-tər-ˌmōst How to pronounce uttermost (audio) \

Definition of uttermost

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uttermost

noun

Definition of uttermost (Entry 2 of 2)

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

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Synonyms: Adjective

Antonyms: Adjective

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Examples of uttermost in a Sentence

Adjective a matter of the uttermost importance I have the uttermost faith in your abilities.

First Known Use of uttermost

Adjective

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Noun

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for uttermost

Adjective

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

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The first known use of uttermost was in the 14th century

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“Uttermost.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uttermost. Accessed 3 Jun. 2020.

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