Definition of Oftenest
1. Adverb. (dated) (superlative of often) ¹
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Definition of Oftenest
1. often [adv] - See also: often
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Literary usage of Oftenest
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1908)
"... with the Alexandrian and perhaps oftenest with the Syrian". From certain displacements in the Apocalypse, Hort infers that the book was copied from a ..."
2. Clinical Lectures on the Diseases of Old Age by Jean Martin Charcot, Alfred Lebbeus Loomis (1881)
"The larger joints, and even those which, in the preceding form, only suffer in very rare instances, are here the ones oftenest attacked. Third. ..."
3. On Translating Homer by Matthew Arnold (1896)
"But that in him of which I think oftenest is the Homeric simplicity of his literary life. THE END PRINTED BY SPOTTISWOODE AND CO., NEW-STREET SQUARE LONDON ..."
4. A Practical Treatise on Hydraulic and Water-supply Engineering: Relating to by John Thomas Fanning (1901)
"Its maximum rainfall occurs oftenest in the latter part of June and its minimum oftenest about the first of February. Curre No. -5, for Group No. ..."
5. The Verbalist: A Manual Devoted to Brief Discussions of the Right and the by Alfred Ayres (1881)
"This adverb is properly compared by changing its termination : often, oftener, oftenest. Why some writers use more and most to compare it, it is not easy to ..."
6. Delsarte System of Oratory: Including the Complete Works of M. L'abbe by Delaumosne, Angélique Arnaud, François Delsarte (1887)
"... TO THE SENTIMENTS oftenest EXPRESSED BY THE ORATOR. FIRST GESTURE. Interpellation. Interpellation embraces five steps : The first consists in elevating ..."
7. Torreya by Torrey Botanical Club (1907)
"The fasciation of roots is comparatively infrequent, but Re- naudet in a thesis dated Poitiers, 1901, states that it is found oftenest among the aerial ..."
8. The American Cyclopædia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by Charles Anderson Dana (1874)
"The darker forms are most rapid and oftenest fatal. Favorable crises occur in the form of bilious diarrhoea, profuse perspiration, haemorrhage, ..."