Definition of "sternest" [sternest]

  • Superlative form of stern: most stern. (adjective)

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Use "sternest" in a sentence
  • "These Tales are perhaps as open to that charge as any of his; and, moreover, not principally made up of that 'sternest' stuff which Byron celebrated as being most characteristic of him."
  • "The filly may very well be better than the 3-year-old colts this season, but she will have a tough trip and faces by far her sternest test to date."
  • "Many believed Hardy's sternest career test arrived the night he lost to St-Pierre, but I suspect he has far bigger challenges waiting just around the corner."