Definition for SU-PER-EM'I-NENCE, or SU-PER-EM'I-NEN-CY

SU-PER-EM'I-NENCE, or SU-PER-EM'I-NEN-CY, n. [L. super and emineo.]

Eminence superior to what is common; distinguished eminence; as, the supereminence of Cicero as an orator; the supereminence of Dr. Johnson as a writer, or of Lord Chatham as a statesman.

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