What degree of comparison is used in the sentence: "Our spring storms are usually bad, but this is the earliest and fiercest storm we've had all year."?

1 Answer
Nov 7, 2016

If you're referring to the adjectives earliest and fiercest, they are in the Superlative Degree of Comparison.

Explanation:

There are three adjectives that exhibit Degrees of Comparison:

  • bad - Positive Degree of Comparison
  • earliest - Superlative Degree of Comparison
  • fiercest - Superlative Degree of Comparison

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