Extreme - (a.) At the utmost point, edge, or border; outermost; utmost;
farthest; most remote; at the widest limit.
Extreme - (a.) Last; final; conclusive; -- said of time; as, the extreme
hour of life.
Extreme - (a.) The best of worst; most urgent; greatest; highest;
immoderate; excessive; most violent; as, an extreme case; extreme
Extreme - (a.) Radical; ultra; as, extreme opinions.
Extreme - (a.) Extended or contracted as much as possible; -- said of
intervals; as, an extreme sharp second; an extreme flat forth.
Extreme - (n.) The utmost point or verge; that part which terminates a
Extreme - (n.) Utmost limit or degree that is supposable or tolerable;
hence, furthest degree; any undue departure from the mean; -- often in
the plural: things at an extreme distance from each other, the most
widely different states, etc.; as, extremes of heat and cold, of virtue
and vice; extremes meet.
Extreme - (n.) An extreme state or condition; hence, calamity, danger,
Extreme - (n.) Either of the extreme terms of a syllogism, the middle
term being interposed between them.
Extreme - (n.) The first or the last term of a proportion or series.