Found 3 items, similar to extreme.
English → Indonesian
ekstrem, ekstrim, terik
English → English
n 1: the furthest or highest degree of something; “he carried it
2: the point located farthest from the middle of something
[syn: extreme point
adj 1: of the greatest possible degree or extent or intensity;
; “extreme caution”
; “extreme pleasure”
; “to the utmost degree”
; “in the
2: far beyond a norm in quantity or amount or degree; to an
utmost degree; “an extreme example”
; “extreme danger”
3: beyond a norm in views or actions; “an extreme
; “an extreme liberal”
; “extreme views on
; “extreme opinions”
4: most distant in any direction; “the extreme edge of town”
English → English
, a. [L. extremus, superl. of exter, extrus,
on the outside, outward: cf. F. extr[^e]me. See Exterior
1. At the utmost point, edge, or border; outermost; utmost;
farthest; most remote; at the widest limit.
2. Last; final; conclusive; -- said of time; as, the extreme
hour of life.
3. The best of worst; most urgent; greatest; highest;
immoderate; excessive; most violent; as, an extreme case;
extreme folly. “The extremest remedy.”
--Sir W. Scott.
Yet extreme gusts will blow out fire. --Shak.
4. Radical; ultra; as, extreme opinions.
The Puritans or extreme Protestants. --Gladstone.
5. (Mus.) Extended or contracted as much as possible; -- said
of intervals; as, an extreme sharp second; an extreme flat
Extreme and mean ratio
(Geom.), the relation of a line and
its segments when the line is so divided that the whole is
to the greater segment is to the less.
. (Paint.) See Distance
., n., 6.
. See under Unction
Note: Although this adjective, being superlative in
signification, is not properly subject to comparison,
the superlative form not unfrequently occurs,
especially in the older writers. “Tried in his
--Spenser. “Extremest hardships.”
--Sharp. “Extremest of evils.”
verge of the swift brook.”
--Shak. “The sea's
1. The utmost point or verge; that part which terminates a
2. 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
His parsimony went to the extreme of meanness.
3. An extreme state or condition; hence, calamity, danger,
distress, etc. “Resolute in most extremes.”
4. (Logic) Either of the extreme terms of a syllogism, the
middle term being interposed between them.
5. (Math.) The first or the last term of a proportion or
In the extreme
as much as possible. “The position of the
Port was difficult in the extreme.”
--J. P. Peters.