Synonyms for acme

Grammar : Noun
Spell : ak-mee
Phonetic Transcription : ˈæk mi

Top 10 synonyms for acme Other synonyms for the word acme

Définition of acme

Origin :
  • "highest point," 1560s, from Greek akme "(highest) point, edge; peak of anything," from PIE root *ak- "sharp" (see acrid). Written in Greek letters until c.1620. The U.S. grocery store chain was founded 1891 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  • noun pinnacle of achievement or physical object
Example sentences :
  • Traffic was intense, and had reached what might be supposed its acme.
  • Extract from : « Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, No. 327 » by Various
  • Why, it was almost as bad as that acme of horrors, a chimney-pot hat!
  • Extract from : « Brighter Britain! (Volume 1 of 2) » by William Delisle Hay
  • But that's no matter, for the acme of my military ambitions is now attained.
  • Extract from : « War Letters of a Public-School Boy » by Paul Jones.
  • Sir Donald follows the sense of compassion, which often is the acme of intrinsic craft.
  • Extract from : « Oswald Langdon » by Carson Jay Lee
  • This generous disposition of yours I now regard as acme of human dower.
  • Extract from : « Oswald Langdon » by Carson Jay Lee
  • For myself I can say that the place appeared the acme of the romantic and picturesque.
  • Extract from : « A Canyon Voyage » by Frederick S. Dellenbaugh
  • How stale and flat seemed that which till then had been the acme of the whole year to him!
  • Extract from : « Beyond » by John Galsworthy
  • Miss Burkham was the acme of all that was cultured and elegant.
  • Extract from : « Hester's Counterpart » by Jean K. Baird
  • It was the acme of his desire to live and die like a gentleman.
  • Extract from : « Robert Toombs » by Pleasant A. Stovall
  • From that hour they were doomed in her estimation as the acme of wickedness and vice.
  • Extract from : « Yr Ynys Unyg » by Julia de Winton

Antonyms for acme

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