Definitions for extremityɪkˈstrɛm ɪ ti

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. extremity, appendage, member(noun)

    an external body part that projects from the body

    "it is important to keep the extremities warm"

  2. extremity(noun)

    an extreme condition or state (especially of adversity or disease)

  3. extremity(noun)

    the greatest or utmost degree

    "the extremity of despair"

  4. extremity(noun)

    the outermost or farthest region or point

  5. extremity(noun)

    that part of a limb that is farthest from the torso


  1. extremity(Noun)

    The most extreme or furthest point of something.

  2. extremity(Noun)

    An extreme measure.

  3. extremity(Noun)

    A hand or foot.

    Guillian-Barru00E9 syndrome causes one to not be able to move one's extremities.

  4. Origin: From extremite, from extremite, from extremitas, from extremis; see extreme.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Extremity(noun)

    the extreme part; the utmost limit; the farthest or remotest point or part; as, the extremities of a country

  2. Extremity(noun)

    one of locomotive appendages of an animal; a limb; a leg or an arm of man

  3. Extremity(noun)

    the utmost point; highest degree; most aggravated or intense form

  4. Extremity(noun)

    the highest degree of inconvenience, pain, or suffering; greatest need or peril; extreme need; necessity

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From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • крайност, край, крайникBulgarian
  • extremitatCatalan, Valencian
  • okraj, krajnost, kraj, konec, končetinaCzech
  • Extremität, Extremste, äußerstes Ende, ÄußersteGerman
  • extremidadSpanish
  • ääriraja, raaja, äärimmäisyys, äärimitta, ääripääFinnish
  • extrémitéFrench
  • szélsőség, végtag, végletHungarian
  • վերջավորություն, վերջ, ծայր, եզր, ծայրահեղությունArmenian
  • estremitàItalian
  • 果て, 末端, 四肢Japanese
  • tōpito, moreMāori
  • uiteinde, uiterste, extremiteitDutch
  • extremidadePortuguese
  • capăt, extremitateRomanian
  • оконечность, крайность, край, конечность, конец, кончикRussian
  • gjymtyrëAlbanian
  • extremitetSwedish

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