Definition of Fittest

1. Adjective. (superlative of fit) ¹



2. Adjective. (biology) The most able to survive and reproduce in a given environment. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Fittest

1. fit [adj] - See also: fit

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fittest

fits and starts
fits the bill
fitt
fittable
fitte
fitted
fitted cap
fitted out
fitted out(p)
fitted sheet
fitted sheets
fittedness
fitter
fitters
fittes
fittest (current term)
fitties
fitting
fitting room
fitting rooms
fitting the bill
fittingly
fittingness
fittingnesses
fittings
fitts
fitty
fitweed
fitz

Literary usage of Fittest

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1. The Saints' Everlasting Rest: Or, A Treatise on the Blessed State of the by Richard Baxter (1872)
"THE NATURE OP HEAVENLY CONTEMPLATION; WITH THE TIME, PLACE, AND TEMPER fittest FOR IT. B«cr. I. The duty of heavenly contemplation is recommenced to the ..."

2. Darwinism and Politics by David George Ritchie (1889)
"The phrase " survival of the fittest " is very apt to mislead, for it suggests the fittest or best in every sense or in the highest sense, whereas it only ..."

3. Economics: An Introduction for the General Reader by Henry Clay (1918)
"Ill The Assumption that Competition leads to the Survival of the fittest How far can the second assumption be granted? How far is competition in industry a ..."

4. The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin (1909)
"CHAPTER IV NATURAL SELECTION; OR THE SURVIVAL OF THE fittest Natural Selection—its power compared with man's selection—its power on characters of trifling ..."

5. The Works of Thomas Goodwin, D.D. by Thomas Goodwin (1861)
"For then we are fittest to relish his goodness alone, and not to be drawn away with the carnal sweetness that is in the thing. The one you have expressed, ..."

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