At the utmost point, edge, or border; outermost; utmost;
farthest; most remote; at the widest limit.
Last; final; conclusive; -- said of time; as, the extreme
hour of life.
The best of worst; most urgent; greatest; highest;
immoderate; excessive; most violent; as, an extreme case; extreme
Radical; ultra; as, extreme opinions.
Extended or contracted as much as possible; -- said of
intervals; as, an extreme sharp second; an extreme flat forth.
The utmost point or verge; that part which terminates a
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.
An extreme state or condition; hence, calamity, danger,
Either of the extreme terms of a syllogism, the middle
term being interposed between them.
The first or the last term of a proportion or series.