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Definition of extreme

What is the definition of "extreme"?
  • ex•tremeadjective
  • 1. Most remote in any direction; outermost or farthest: the extreme edge of the field.
    2. Being in or attaining the greatest or highest degree; very intense: extreme pleasure; extreme pain.
    3. Extending far beyond the norm: an extreme conservative. See Synonyms at excessive.
    4. Of the greatest severity; drastic: took extreme measures to conserve fuel.
    5. Biology Characterized by severe, usually oxygen-poor environmental conditions.


Use "extreme" in a sentence
  • "Democrats and Republicans alike need to exercise candor in rejecting extreme nominees, tempered by good sense as to who’s really *extreme* and who’s just somebody one disagrees with."

    "The White House's use of the word extreme was inappropriate for this situation."

    "Take the term extreme sports to a whole new level, I'll tell you that."

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