superb etymology

English word superb comes from Latin super

Detailed word origin of superb

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
super Latin (lat) Accusative [of measure] above, beyond, over, in addition to. Accusative [of place] above, beyond. Accusative [of place] above, on the top of, upon.
superbus Latin (lat) (in a bad sense) proud, rude, supercilious, arrogant, haughty, uncivil, insolent, discourteous. (in a good sense) proud, superior, superb, excellent, distinguished; splendid, magnificent.
superb English (eng) (dated) Haughty.. First-rate; of the highest quality; exceptionally good.. Grand; magnificent; august; stately.

Words with the same origin as superb

Descendants of super
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