Definition of Sheerest

1. Adjective. (superlative of sheer) ¹



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Definition of Sheerest

1. sheer [adj] - See also: sheer

Lexicographical Neighbors of Sheerest

sheepshearer
sheepshearers
sheepshearing
sheepshearings
sheepskin
sheepskin coat
sheepskins
sheepwalk
sheepwalks
sheepy
sheer
sheer(a)
sheered
sheerer
sheerest (current term)
sheering
sheerleg
sheerlegs
sheerly
sheerness
sheernesses
sheers
sheerwater
sheerwaters
sheesh
sheesha
sheet-erosion
sheet-metal

Literary usage of Sheerest

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Writings of George Washington: Being His Correspondence, Addresses by George Washington (1855)
"Mrs. Washington thanks you for your kind remembrance of her, and joins me in the sheerest condolence for your loss. With sentiments of the highest esteem ..."

2. A Sketch of the Life and Times and Speeches of Joseph E. Brown by Herbert Fielder (1883)
"It is the sheerest humbug and the sheerest deception and nonsense. If we are to go through all this great ado before the country of passing a civil-service ..."

3. A Sketch of the Life and Times and Speeches of Joseph E. Brown by Herbert Fielder (1883)
"But that is not all— Mr. Brown. Then I ask what is the value of this bill? It ia the sheerest humbug and the sheerest deception and nonsense. ..."

4. The Parnell Commission: The Opening Speech for the Defence by Charles Russell Russell of Killowen (1889)
"... is an address "bossed "—to use Le Caron's or Beach's expression—by this illegal secret society, is the sheerest absurdity and the sheerest nonsense. ..."

5. Looking Backward, 2000-1887 by Edward Bellamy (1888)
"Surely it was the sheerest waste to force upon people what they did not want, but what might be useful to another. The nation was so much the poorer for ..."

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