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Definition of "nethermost" []

  • Farthest down; lowest. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "nethermost" in a sentence
  • "Styron writes, “Incomplete mourning has validity… and it is also true that in the nethermost depths of suicidal behavior one is still subconsciously dealing with immense loss while trying to surmount all the effects of its devastation.”"
  • ""This should be deja vu for Melissa," jokes Joan, in reference to the daughter glimpsing the mother's nethermost region."
  • "Colve sentenced English post rider John Sharpe to “the inner and nethermost Dungeon” for four days, and banished him for ten years."
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