Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Superlative"

The meaning of "Superlative" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does superlative mean?
A: It's the highest quality of an adjective or adverb.

Best, most, scariest, largest, etc... Are all superlatives.

Example sentences using "Superlative"

Q: Please show me example sentences with what are the comparative and superlative of slugghish, dull, rapid, scalding, freezing, superb, brief.
A: Comparatives:
(Sluggish) More sluggish or Slower
(Dull) Duller or More dull
(Rapid) Faster or Speedier
(Scalding) Hotter
(Freezing) Colder
(Superb) Better
(Brief) Shorter

(Sluggish) Slowest
(Dull) Dullest
(Rapid) Fastest
(Scalding) Hottest
(Freezing) Coldest
(Superb) Best
(Brief) Shortest

"You're even slower than I am!"
"This pencil is duller than mine."
"You have to be faster!"
"The stove is hotter now."
"The weather used to be colder."
"You've gotten better!"
"This one is shorter."

"I'm the slowest one in the group."
"She's the dullest kid in the class."
"He's the fastest one on the team."
"This pan is the hottest."
"This one is the coldest on the map."
"You're the best singer in the show!"
"You're the shortest one here."
Q: Please show me example sentences with comparative and superlative adjectives .
A: Comparative:

"This light is brighter than that one."

"I got a better grade than him."

"It's colder in the bedroom than it is in the kitchen."


"This light is the brightest."

"I got the best grade in the class."

"This is the coldest room."
Q: Please show me example sentences with superlatives.
A: HiNative is the best thing since the sliced bread.
Q: Please show me example sentences with superlatives .
A: He is the best student.
She is the prettiest girl in class.

Synonyms of "Superlative" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between The ..... of --> superlative --------------------- He is the tallest of the group

taller --> comparative -------------------- He is taller than me and The + comparative ------------------ He is the taller of the two. ?
A: The rule is that when you are comparing two things (objects, people etc.) you use the comparative, but when you are comparing more than two, you use the superlative. Examples; "He is the taller of the two brothers" and "He is the tallest of the brothers" (where there are more than two brothers involved). I might add that many English speakers oftne ignore this rule and use the superlative when they should use the comparative. Still, that is the rule and, ideally, you should use it.

Translations of "Superlative"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? entertaining in superlative (entertainnest?)
A: Most entertaining
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? in superlative form scary, is the most scary? the most scariest? or just scariest?
A: The scariest
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? the superlative form of "Far"?
A: farthest & furthest
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? what is a superlative form for 'wealthy"? the most wealthy or the wealthiest?
A: Both sound normal. “Wealthiest” came to mind first.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? superlative
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Other questions about "Superlative"

Q: I ask about superlative adverb.

1.Do I put basic form after the least?
→the least hard, the least quickly...

2.In as ○○ as phrase, don't I have to change adverb form?
→as late as, as soon as, as well as...

3.I've seen some superlative sentences without the. Why?
→one of sentences I saw "There are lots of websites about volcanoes, but this one explains them most clearly."
A: 1. The least hard, the least quick. 2. what you wrote is correct. 3. In that sentence, "most" isn't being used as a superlative - it basically means the same as "very."
Q: I am reviewing the English comparative and superlative, I have just realized (!) that some two-syllable adjectives can be written with both -er and more (or -est and most) for example "clever" or "pleasant".
Are there any rules about that? How can we know which form do we need to use?
A: Native speakers generally just learn these by repetition and without rules. But that's not helpful to new learners of the language so I found this for you:
Q: I don't think that "the + superlative adjective + noun + possible" is grammatical, but do you use or hear it? For example,
"What is the fastest speed possible a plane could fly?"
"It's the worst situation possible."
A: It is grammatical and natural
Q: How is the superlative form of these adjectives:
close, huge, large, strange, fat, red, sad, spry, wry, fast, great, quick, bumpy, tiny, gentle, narrow, shallow and well.
help me please!!!
A: closest hugest largest strangest fattest reddest saddest most spry most wry fastest greatest quickest bumpiest tiniest most gentle narrowest shallowest best
Q: the superlative of ugly is "the most ugly" or "the ugliest" ?

thanks :)
A: It depends on how you use it in a sentence. If someone was asking you about looks amongst your group of friends, they would ask "Who is the most ugly person in your opinion?" If you have a friend named Sara, you would say "Sara is the ugliest." Hope this helped.

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