HyperDic: extremity

English > 5 senses of the word extremity:
NOUNbodyextremity, appendage, memberan external body part that projects from the body
stateextremityan extreme / extreme condition or state (especially of adversity or disease)
stateextremitythe greatest or utmost degree
locationextremitythe outermost or farthest region or point
bodyextremitythat part of a limb that is farthest from the torso
extremity > pronunciation
Soundsihkstreh'mahtiy
Rhymesability ... zloty: 638 rhymes with tiy...
English > extremity: 5 senses > noun 1, body
MeaningAn external body part that projects from the body.
Synonymsappendage, member
NarrowercheliceraEither of the first pair of fang-like appendages near the mouth of an arachnid
claw, chela, nipper, pincerA grasping structure on the limb of a crustacean or other arthropods
digit, dactylA finger or toe in human beings or corresponding body part in other vertebrates
fangAn appendage of insects that is capable of injecting venom
finorgan of locomotion and balance in fishes and some other aquatic animals
limbOne of the jointed appendages of an animal used for locomotion or grasping
mouthpartAny part of the mouth of an insect or other arthropod especially one adapted to a specific way of feeding
parapodiumOne of a pair of fleshy appendages of a polychete annelid that functions in locomotion and breathing
swimmeret, pleopodOne of the paired abdominal appendages of certain aquatic crustaceans that function primarily for carrying the eggs in females and are usually adapted for swimming
Broaderexternal body partAny body part visible externally
Spanishextremidad, miembro
Catalanextremitat, membre
English > extremity: 5 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningAn extreme / extreme condition or state (especially of adversity or disease).
Narrowerbitter endThe final / final extremity (however unpleasant it may be)
Broaderadversity, hardship, hard knocksA state of misfortune or affliction
Adjectivesextremefar beyond a norm in quantity or amount or degree
extremeof the greatest possible degree or extent or intensity
English > extremity: 5 senses > noun 3, state
MeaningThe greatest or utmost degree.
Example"the extremity of despair"
Broaderultimacy, ultimatenessThe state or degree of being ultimate
Spanishextremidad
Catalanextremitat
Adjectivesextremefar beyond a norm in quantity or amount or degree
extremeof the greatest possible degree or extent or intensity
English > extremity: 5 senses > noun 4, location
MeaningThe outermost or farthest region or point.
Narrowerboundary, bound, boundsThe line or plane indicating the limit or extent of something
end, terminalEither extremity of something that has length
extreme point, extreme, extremumThe point located farthest from the middle of something
limitAs far as something can go
Broaderregion, partThe extended spatial location of something
Spanishextremidad, extremo
Catalanextremitat, extrem, part extrema, punt remot
Adjectivesextrememost distant in any direction
English > extremity: 5 senses > noun 5, body
MeaningThat part of a limb that is farthest from the torso.
Part oflimbOne of the jointed appendages of an animal used for locomotion or grasping
NarrowerfingerAny of the terminal members of the hand (sometimes excepting the thumb)
hand, manus, mitt, pawThe (prehensile) extremity of the superior limb
toeOne of the digits of the foot
vertebrate foot, pedal extremityThe extremity of the limb in vertebrates
Broaderexternal body partAny body part visible externally
Spanishextremidad
Catalanextremitat

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