The highest point, as of excellence or achievement; the ultimate.
The most profound degree, as of a condition or quality.
The ultimate; esp., the finest, best, most perfect, etc.
The highest possible state, degree, or condition of quality; nothing better.
Origin of ne-plus-ultra
- Latin nē plūs ultrā (go) no more beyond (this point) nē no plūs more ultrā beyond
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Latin nÄ“ (“not") plÅ«s (“more") ultrÄ (“beyond")