What does extremity mean?

Definitions for extremityɪkˈstrɛm ɪ ti

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word extremity.

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

Editors Contribution

  1. extremity

    The furthest point on a length, scale or width.

    Each extremity of the wood was sealed to ensure it was waterproof.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of extremity in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of extremity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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