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noun 
  1. The greatest or utmost point, degree or condition
  2. Each of the things at opposite ends of a range or scale.
extremes of temperature
  1. A drastic expedient.
  2. (mathematics) Either of the two numbers at the ends of a proportion, as 1 and 6 in 1:2=3:6.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: uiterste
  • French: extríªme
  • German: Extrem
  • Italian: estremo
adjective 
  1. Of a place, the most remote, farthest or outermost.
At the edges, the coating is very thin.
  1. In the greatest or highest degree; intense.
He has an aversion to needles, and avoids visiting the doctor.
  1. Excessive, or far beyond the norm.
His love of model trains showed in the rails that criscrossed his entire home.
  1. Drastic, or of great severity.
I think the new laws are , but many believe them necessary for national security.
  1. Of sports, difficult or dangerous; performed in a hazardous environment.
Television has begun to reflect the growing popularity of sports such as bungee jumping and skateboarding.
  1. (archaic) Ultimate, final or last.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: ultiem, ultieme
  • French: extríªme
  • German: extrem
  • Italian: profondo , profonda
  • Spanish: extremo
Etymology: extremus, the superlative of exterus


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