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extreme meaning and definition

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Definition of extreme (noun)

  1. the furthest or highest degree of something
    • "he carried it to extremes"
  2. the point located farthest from the middle of something

EXTREME adjective

Definition of extreme (adjective)

  1. of the greatest possible degree or extent or intensity
    • "extreme cold"; "extreme caution"; "extreme pleasure"; "utmost contempt"; "to the utmost degree"; "in the uttermost distress"
    • synonyms: utmost, uttermost
  2. far beyond a norm in quantity or amount or degree; to an utmost degree
    • "an extreme example"; "extreme temperatures"; "extreme danger"
  3. beyond a norm in views or actions
    • "an extreme conservative"; "an extreme liberal"; "extreme views on integration"; "extreme opinions"
  4. most distant in any direction
    • "the extreme edge of town"
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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