Meaning of EXTREME in English

n. Function: adjective

1 very great FF1C; the project demanded extreme secrecy FF1E;

Synonyms: utmost, uttermost


Synonyms: ARDENT 2, intense

Related Words: deep, moving

3 departing sharply from the traditional or usual FF1C; extreme political views FF1E;

Synonyms: extremist, fanatic, rabid, radical, revolutional, revolutionary, revolutionist, ultra, ultraist; compare OUTLANDISH 3

Related Words: excessive, immoderate; desperate, drastic; extravagant, unreasonable; violent, wild

Contrasted Words: conservative, moderate, restrained; reasonable, sensible


Synonyms: EXCESSIVE 1, dizzy, exorbitant, extravagant, immoderate, inordinate, towering, unconscionable, undue, unmeasurable

Related Words: intolerable, unwarranted

5 most distant from a center FF1C; the extreme edge of the city FF1E;

Synonyms: farthest, furthermost, furthest, outermost, outmost, remotest, utmost, uttermost

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