superb

superb
superb [adj] excellent, first-rate admirable, august, best, breathtaking, choice, elegant, elevated, exalted, exquisite, fine, glorious, gorgeous, grand, great, lofty, magnificent, majestic, marvelous, matchless, noble, optimal, optimum, outstanding, peerless, prime, proud, resplendent, solid, splendid, splendiferous, splendorous, standout, state-of-the-art*, stunning, sublime, super, superior, superlative, unrivaled, very best; concept 574 —Ant. bad, inferior, poor, second-rate

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  • superb — SUPÉRB, Ă, superbi, e, adj. 1. Plin de grandoare, măreţ, impunător; impresionant. 2. Foarte frumos, excepţional de frumos. ♦ (Rar) Foarte bun, foarte reuşit. 3. (Rar) Mândru, semeţ; orgolios, îngâmfat, trufaş. – Din fr. superbe, lat. superbus.… …   Dicționar Român

  • Superb — Su*perb , a. [F. superbe, L. superbus, fr. super over. See {Super }.] 1. Grand; magnificent; august; stately; as, a superb edifice; a superb colonnade. [1913 Webster] 2. Rich; elegant; as, superb furniture or decorations. [1913 Webster] 3. Showy; …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • superb — Adj vorzüglich per. Wortschatz fremd. Erkennbar fremd (17. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus frz. superbe, dieses aus l. superbus, zu l. super oben, darüber, obenauf .    Ebenso nndl. superbe, ne. superb, nfrz. superbe, nschw. superb, nnorw. superb;… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • Superb — (franz., spr. ßüpérb), stolz, prächtig, herrlich; Superbiloquenz, Großsprecherei, übermütig stolze Sprache …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Supérb — (lat., oder frz., spr. ßü ), stolz, prächtig …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • superb — index meritorious, portentous (eliciting amazement), preferential, premium, prime (most valuable), professional (stellar), sterling …   Law dictionary

  • superb — 1540s, noble, magnificent (of buildings, monuments, etc.), from L. superbus grand, proud, sumptuous, from super above, over (see SUPER (Cf. super )). The second element probably is from PIE root *bhe to be. General sense of very fine developed by …   Etymology dictionary

  • superb — *splendid, resplendent, glorious, gorgeous, sublime Analogous words: superlative, transcendent, surpassing, *supreme: sumptuous, *luxurious, opulent: imposing, stately, majestic, magnificent, *grand …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • superb — ► ADJECTIVE 1) excellent. 2) magnificent or splendid. DERIVATIVES superbly adverb. ORIGIN Latin superbus proud, magnificent …   English terms dictionary

  • superb — [sə pʉrb′, so͞opʉrb′] adj. [L superbus, proud, haughty, delicate < super (see SUPER ) + bus < IE * bhwos < base * bhū , var. of * bheu , to grow > BE] 1. noble or majestic 2. rich or splendid 3. extremely fine; excellent superbly adv …   English World dictionary

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