extreme

  • 41 extreme — ex•treme [[t]ɪkˈstrim[/t]] adj. trem•er, trem•est, n. 1) going well beyond the ordinary or average: extreme measures[/ex] 2) exceedingly great in degree: extreme joy[/ex] 3) farthest from the center or middle 4) utmost in direction or distance 5) …

    From formal English to slang

  • 42 extreme — /əkˈstrim / (say uhk streem), /ɛk / (say ek ) adjective (extremer, extremest) 1. of a character or kind farthest removed from the ordinary or average: an extreme case; extreme measures. 2. utmost or exceedingly great in degree: extreme joy. 3.… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 43 extreme — 1. adjective 1) extreme danger Syn: utmost, very great, greatest, greatest possible, maximum, maximal, highest, supreme, great, acute, enormous, severe, high, exceptional, extraordinary Ant …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 44 extreme*/*/ — [ɪkˈstriːm] adj I 1) very great in degree extreme poverty/hardship/cold[/ex] 2) extreme actions or opinions are considered unreasonable by most people It seemed a bit extreme to call the police.[/ex] extreme right wing views[/ex] 3) very unusual… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 45 Extreme 40 — Roman Hagara mit dem Extreme 40 Katamaran „Red Bull“ bei der Rund um den Bodensee (Juni 2010) …

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  • 46 extreme — 01. Cactus plants are uniquely adapted to the [extreme] temperatures of the desert. 02. Those calling for the immediate resignation of the President are simply [extremists] who do not truly believe in the process of democracy. 03. [Extreme]… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 47 Extrême —          CHAMFORT (Sébastien Roch Nicolas, dit Nicolas de)     Bio express : Moraliste français (1741 1794)     «On s effraie des partis violents ; mais ils conviennent aux âmes fortes, et les caractères vigoureux se reposent dans l extrême.»… …

    Dictionnaire des citations politiques

  • 48 EXTRÊME —     Nous essaierons ici de tirer de ce mot extrême une notion qui pourra être utile.     On dispute tous les jours si, à la guerre, la fortune ou la conduite fait les succès     Si, dans les maladies, la nature agit plus que la médecine pour… …

    Dictionnaire philosophique de Voltaire

  • 49 extreme — 1. adjective 1) extreme danger Syn: utmost, (very) great, greatest (possible), maximum, great, acute, enormous, severe, serious 2) extreme measures Syn: drastic, serious …

    Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • 50 extreme — 1. adjective /ɪkˈstɹiːm/ a) Of a place, the most remote, farthest or outermost. At the extreme edges, the coating is very thin. b) In the greatest or highest degree; intense. He has an extreme aversion …

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  • 51 extreme — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. remote, utmost, farthest, last, final, ultra, radical, drastic; excessive, inordinate, deep, intense, desperate, outrageous, immoderate, greatest. See end, greatness. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [The… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 52 extreme — [15] Etymologically, extreme is the latinate equivalent of the native English utmost. It comes via Old French extreme from Latin extrēmus ‘farthest, last, excessive’, which began life as a superlative form based on Latin ex ‘out’ – hence… …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 53 extreme — [15] Etymologically, extreme is the latinate equivalent of the native English utmost. It comes via Old French extreme from Latin extrēmus ‘farthest, last, excessive’, which began life as a superlative form based on Latin ex ‘out’ – hence… …

    Word origins

  • 54 extreme — Synonyms and related words: Draconian, Thule, Ultima Thule, a bit much, abandon, abandoned, abnormal, acme, acute, aggrandized, aggrandizement, all, amplification, amplified, anarchistic, anarcho syndicalist, apex, apogee, at the height, ballyhoo …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 55 extreme — adjective 1》 very great.     ↘not usual; exceptional.     ↘very severe or serious.     ↘denoting or relating to a sport performed in a hazardous environment. 2》 far from moderate, especially politically. 3》 furthest from the centre or a given… …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 56 extreme —   Wēlau, ēlau, welelau, palena, oi loa aku.    ♦ Extreme unction, ukione …

    English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • 57 extrême — adj. èstrémo, a, e (Albanais.001) ; fin, na, e <fin> (001, Saxel). E. : Extrémité. A1) extrême, monstre, boeuf, énorme, épouvantable : du dyâblyo <du diable>, d to lô dyâblyo <de tous les diables> (001). Fra. Faire un vacarme… …

    Dictionnaire Français-Savoyard

  • 58 extrème — a, estrème, o adj. et m. extrême …

    Diccionari Personau e Evolutiu

  • 59 extreme — Outermost; utmost. Sometimes employed as the opposite of moderate, but more often as meaning far advanced or excessive, e. g. extreme cruelty. Estate of Nelson, 132 Cal 182, 191 …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 60 extreme — ex·treme || ɪk striːm n. pronounced or excessive degree, highest degree; complete opposite adj. radical, excessive; most, greatest; farthest …

    English contemporary dictionary