superiority etymology

English word superiority comes from Latin super, and later Latin summus (Highest, greatest, the most high.)

Detailed word origin of superiority

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.
summus Latin (lat) Highest, greatest, the most high.
superior Latin (lat) Higher. Previous, preceding. Superior.
superioritas Malayalam (mal)
superiorite Old French (fro)
superiority English (eng) The state of being superior.

Words with the same origin as superiority

Descendants of super
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