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utmost meaning and definition

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Definition of utmost (noun)

  1. the greatest possible degree

UTMOST adjective

Definition of utmost (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: extreme, uttermost
  2. highest in extent or degree
    • "to the last measure of human endurance"; "whether they were accomplices in the last degree or a lesser one was...to be determined individually"
    • synonyms: last
  3. (comparatives of `far') most remote in space or time or order
    • "had traveled to the farthest frontier"; "don't go beyond the farthermost (or furthermost) tree"; "explored the furthest reaches of space"; "the utmost tip of the peninsula"
    • synonyms: farthermost, farthest, furthermost, furthest, uttermost
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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