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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Superlative \Su`per*la"tive\, n. 1. That which is highest or most eminent; the utmost degree. [1913 Webster] 2. (Gram.) (a) The superlative degree of adjectives and adverbs; also, a form or word by which the superlative degree is expressed; as, strongest, wisest, most stormy, least windy, are all superlatives. [1913 Webster] Absolute superlative, a superlative in an absolute rather than in a comparative or exclusive sense. See Elative. [1913 Webster]