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 Meanings and Examples of UPPERMOST
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 ad.  in or into the highest position; in or into the most prominent position, as in the mind; at or nearest to the top
Classic Sentence: (18 in 2 pages)
1  On the desk among the neat array of papers, a large envelope was uppermost, and bore, in the doctor's hand, the name of Mr. Utterson.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER THE LAST NIGHT
2  She strode swinging down the wet drive, her sullen resentment uppermost.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 6
3  Oliver Twist being uppermost in his mind, he made him his theme.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER IV
4  It was no very difficult task, for the grave was so full, that the uppermost coffin was within a few feet of the surface.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER V
5  The one who had been uppermost was Yeobright; he who had been completely submerged was Wildeve.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 5: 9 Sights and Sounds Draw the Wanderers Together
6  But as I listened to his talk all that was black and bitter in me seemed to come uppermost.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
7  Taking the forms, he carried them over to the window and carefully examined that which was uppermost.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
8  As she folded it, so that her note was uppermost, she caught Gerald's words, "Your mother--typhoid--under no condition--to come home--" She almost sobbed.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXI
9  The sense of these doubts was uppermost when, late one afternoon, she was surprised by a visit from Lawrence Selden.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: Chapter 9
10  Rachel glanced quickly at her husband, as Eliza tremulously answered "yes;" her fears, ever uppermost, suggesting that possibly there might be advertisements out for her.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XIII
11  That worthy lady had wiped away many tears of her own, during the scene; but concern for the consequence of such an excitement to her young charge was uppermost in her mind.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXVI
12  It had four steps, and a stone to cross over when you came to the uppermost.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Context  Highlight   In PART 2: CHAPTER I.
13  I know likewise, that writers of travels, like dictionary-makers, are sunk into oblivion by the weight and bulk of those who come last, and therefore lie uppermost.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Context  Highlight   In PART 4: CHAPTER XII.
14  If her heart chance to come uppermost, they vanish.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Context  Highlight   In XIII. ANOTHER VIEW OF HESTER
15  Elinor tried to talk of something else; but Miss Steele could not be kept beyond a couple of minutes, from what was uppermost in her mind.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 38
Example Sentence:
1  The physical security of United Nations personnel may be uppermost in the minds of UN Secretary General Koffi Annan.
2  The ionosphere is the uppermost part of the atmosphere, distinguished because it is ionized by solar radiation.
3  After hiking all day we finally reached the uppermost part of the mountain.
4  John was on the uppermost floor of the three-storey gatehouse.