Definition and Meanings for dearest

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Part of Speech of dearest

adjective, comparative, superlative, noun, adverb, transitive verb

Etymology of dearest

oe. dere, deore, as. de; akin to os. diuri, d. duur, ohg. tiuri, g. theuer, teuer, icel. d, dan. & sw. dyr. cf. darling, dearth

Meaning of dearest

as adjective, comparative, superlative

  • bearing a high price; high-priced; costly; expensive.
  • marked by scarcity or dearth, and exorbitance of price; as, a dear year.
  • highly valued; greatly beloved; cherished; precious.
  • hence, close to the heart; heartfelt; present in mind; engaging the attention.;of agreeable things and interests.
  • of disagreeable things and antipathies.

as noun

  • a dear one; lover; sweetheart.

as adverb

  • dearly; at a high price.

as transitive verb

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