Question: Is Most Gentle Correct?

What is the meaning of gentlest?

Gentlest definitions.


Superlative form of gentle: most gentle.


What is the superlative form of dangerous?

Usage notes. The standard comparative and superlative are more dangerous and most dangerous; the forms dangerouser and dangerousest or dangerest exist but are nonstandard.

What is the superlative form of tall?

One syllable adjectivesAdjectiveComparativeSuperlativetalltallertallestfatfatterfattestbigbiggerbiggestsadsaddersaddest

What is the meaning of gentle in one word?

adjective, gen·tler, gen·tlest. kindly; amiable: a gentle manner. not severe, rough, or violent; mild: a gentle wind; a gentle tap on the shoulder. moderate: gentle heat. gradual: a gentle slope.

What is the superlative of soon?

SoonestSoonest definitions. Superlative form of soon: most soon.

Is quietest a real word?

Since quiet is a two-syllable adjetive, the rule-of-thumb would make more quiet and most quiet the expected comparative forms; however, quietest and quieter are six-times more common (or, as many would say, “commoner.” Both forms are correct, but the single-word construction is what the American ear expects to hear.

Is more gentle correct?

Most dictionaries list “gentler” as the comparative form of “gentle”, but “more gentle” also sounds correct. According to this forum post, it is.

What is the comparative of gentle?

Don’t combine the two forms for the comparative or superlative. Use either more or -er (or most or -est), but not both: gentler or more gentle [not more gentler] cleverest or most clever [not most cleverest]

What is the antonyms of gentle?

Antonyms: unkind, intense, lowborn, loud, heavy, wild, steep, untamed. Synonyms: lenify, appease, mollify, pacify, gruntle, title, dignify, placate, ennoble, assuage, entitle, conciliate. gentle(verb)

What is gentle in Latin?

Latin Translation. gentle. More Latin words for gentle. mitis adjective. meek, mild, mellow, ripe, peaceful.

Is it friendlier or more friendly?

You can use ‘friendlier’ and ‘friendliest’ as well as ‘more/most friendly’. I’m an American native speaker and also an ESL teacher. You hear both forms because both forms are correct. You can either say more friendly or friendlier.

What is a gentle personality?

A gentle person is someone who is calm and rational in a state of anger. A gentle person is aware of the needs of others and is open to new experiences and ideas. That is true strength.