HyperDic: extreme

English > 6 senses of the word extreme:
NOUNattributeextremethe furthest or highest degree of something
locationextreme, extreme point, extremumthe point located farthest from the middle of something
ADJECTIVEallextreme, utmost, uttermostof the greatest possible degree or extent or intensity
allextremefar beyond a norm in quantity or amount or degree
allextremebeyond a norm in views or actions
allextrememost distant in any direction
extreme > pronunciation
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English > extreme: 6 senses > adjective 1
MeaningOf the greatest possible degree or extent or intensity.
Examples
  • "extreme cold"
  • "extreme caution"
  • "extreme pleasure"
Synonymsutmost, uttermost
BroaderintensePossessing or displaying a distinctive feature to a heightened degree
Spanishdescollante, extremo, mayor
Catalanmajor
Nounsextremitythe greatest or utmost degree
extremityan extreme / extreme condition or state (especially of adversity or disease)
Adverbsextremelyto an extreme / extreme degree
English > extreme: 6 senses > adjective 2
MeaningFar beyond a norm in quantity or amount or degree; to an utmost degree.
Examples
  • "an extreme example"
  • "extreme temperatures"
  • "extreme danger"
BroaderimmoderateBeyond reasonable limits
Spanishextremo
Catalanextrem
Nounsextremitythe greatest or utmost degree
extremityan extreme / extreme condition or state (especially of adversity or disease)
English > extreme: 6 senses > adjective 3
MeaningBeyond a norm in views or actions.
Examples
  • "an extreme conservative"
  • "an extreme liberal"
  • "extreme views on integration"
  • "extreme opinions"
BroaderimmoderateBeyond reasonable limits
Spanishextremado
Catalanextremat
English > extreme: 6 senses > adjective 4
MeaningMost distant in any direction.
Example"the extreme edge of town"
Broaderdistantseparated in space or coming from or going to a distance
Spanishextremo
Catalanextrem
Nounsextremitythe outermost or farthest region or point
English > extreme: 6 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe furthest or highest degree of something.
Example"he carried it to extremes"
Broaderdegree, grade, levelA position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality
Spanishextremo
English > extreme: 6 senses > noun 2, location
MeaningThe point located farthest from the middle of something.
Synonymsextreme point, extremum
Narrowervertex, peak, apex, acmeThe highest point / point (of something)
BroaderextremityThe outermost or farthest region or point
Spanishextremo
Catalanextrem

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