What is a superlative noun?

What is a superlative noun?

A Superlative Adjective is a word that describes a noun by comparing it to two or more nouns to the highest or lowest degree. Superlative adjectives typically end in ‘est’ and are preceded by the word ‘the’. Comparative and Superlative Adjectives are words we often see and use in our writing.

Is superlative a noun or verb?

learn more about superlative A superlative adjective is used in comparisons to describe something as being of the highest degree or extreme.

How do you use superlative in a sentence?

Superlative in a Sentence 🔉

  1. She was a superlative student, getting nearly perfect grades on every assignment.
  2. The old sage had superlative wisdom, making him the go-to man for advice of all kinds.
  3. The winner of the Nobel Peace Prize must be a superlative person.

What’s a superlative adjective example?

As an adjective, superlative is used to mean something is the best or highest of its kind, surpasses all others, or is excellent. For example, a superlative cheeseburger would be a cheeseburger that is extremely delicious or is very high quality. Superlative is also used as a noun, which we will explore more later.

What is a comparative sentence example?

Comparative adjectives are used to compare one noun to another noun. In these instances, only two items are being compared. For example, someone might say that “the blue bird is angrier than the robin.” Superlative adjectives are used to compare three or more nouns.

What is superlative adjective examples?

Superlative adjectives

  • My house is the largest one in our neighborhood.
  • This is the smallest box I’ve ever seen.
  • Your dog ran the fastest of any dog in the race.
  • We all threw our rocks at the same time. My rock flew the highest. (” of all the rocks” is understood)

What is the superlative of perfect?

perfect (comparative perfecter or more perfect, superlative perfectest or most perfect)

Why do we use superlatives?

We use a superlative to say that a thing or person is the most of a group. When we use a superlative adjective (‘the tallest student’) before the noun, we generally use it with ‘the’. This is because there’s only one (or one group) of the thing we are talking about.

What is an example of a comparative?

Adjectives in the comparative form compare two people, places, or things. For example, in the sentence, ‘John is smarter, but Bob is taller,’ the comparative forms of the adjectives ‘smart’ (smarter) and’ tall’ (taller) are used to compare two people, John and Bob.

What is comparative and superlative with example?

What are the examples of positive comparative and superlative?

Forming comparative adjectives

Positive Comparative Superlative
This book is long. This book is longer than that book. This is the longest book.
The airport is far. The airport is farther than the train station. This is the farthest airport.
My mom is a good cook. My mom is a better cook than your mom. My mom is the best cook.

What is the comparative sentence?

Comparative adjectives are used to compare differences between the two objects they modify (larger, smaller, faster, higher). They are used in sentences where two nouns are compared, in this pattern: Noun (subject) + verb + comparative adjective + than + noun (object).

What is meant by superlative?

A superlative is a form of an adjective or an adverb used for comparison. The superlative form of an adjective is used to show something has a quality to the greatest or least degree.

Which word is in superlative form?

The superlative form of the adjective is used when you express comparison to the highest degree. The adjective is usually added with a suffix -est, or with the word most. In the given choices above, the word that is in the superlative degree form is lightest.

What is an example of a possessive noun?

When a noun stands for one thing, it is singular. Examples of singular nouns include mother, bat and store. When a singular noun shows ownership or possession of another noun, it is called a singular possessive noun. Possessive case is shown by adding an apostrophe and the letter s to the end of the possessive noun.

What are some plural possessive nouns?

A plural possessive noun represents more than one thing or person, place, or thing and shows ownership. Let’s look at how you make a noun plural and possessive and the rules that apply to their uses. When making plural possessive nouns, add only an apostrophe if the noun ends with an “s”, like buses’ and countries’.