Meaning of EXTREME in English

I. adjective see: exterior Date: 15th century 1. existing in a very high degree , going to great or exaggerated lengths ; radical , exceeding the ordinary, usual, or expected , last , situated at the farthest possible point from a center , 4. most advanced or thoroughgoing , maximum , 5. of, relating to, or being an outdoor activity or a form of a sport (as skiing) that involves an unusually high degree of physical risk , involved in an ~ sport , see: excessive ~ness noun II. noun Date: 1555 1. something situated at or marking one end or the other of a range , the first term or the last term of a mathematical proportion, the major term or minor term of a syllogism, 2. a very pronounced or excessive degree, highest degree ; maximum , an ~ measure or expedient

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