Extremitive Group ACTIVE

Indicates an extreme or extraordinary degree of the comparison of adjectives and adverbs.

Element Class(es) Gloss / Clarification Taxonomy
adiposult* a: ext dat Obese.
brevult* neg ext sta Too short.
brult* ext ess sta m itg Excess of weight, overweight.
-ewult* ext abe sta Having too few/little.
lipup* ext abe sta m itg Insufficiency of body fat.
lonqosult* ext sta Too long.
minult* ext ess sta m itg Excess of smallness. Smallness
-osult* ext ess Having too many/much.
plenult* ext ess sta m itg Excess of completeness, overflow. Completeness
terat* ext ess sta m itg Monstrosity, extreme unconformity. Monster
-ult* rel ess > ext ess sta m itg
rel abe > ext abe sta m itg
Excess of. Excess

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Details and Notes]]

Comparison Supergroup

rel Relative Denotes concepts for which comparison is valid and meaningful.
abs Absolute Denotes concepts that are intrinsic, for which comparison is invalid, impossible or meaningless.
ind Indeterminate The meaning is not specific and can cover a range of meaning.
comp Comparative Denotes intermediate degree of the comparison of adjectives.
sup Superlative Denotes the highest degree of the comparison of adjectives and adverbs.
ext Extremitive Denotes an extreme or extraordinary degree of the comparison of adjectives and adverbs.

These groups are mutually exclusive.

The relative modifiers apply only to the Relative group. They are meaningless with the other groups.

Thesaurus

Name Gloss
Fastidiousness Excessive caution, care or delicacy.
Difficulty in being pleased.
Monster Extreme unconformity.
Supremacy Limit of superiority.

Subgroups

Abbreviation Name Definition

Roots

Element Class(es) Gloss / Clarification Taxonomy

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