Variant of extremity
noun pl. extremities
- the outermost or utmost point or part; end
- the greatest degree
- a state of extreme necessity, danger, etc.
- Archaic the end of life; dying
- an extreme measure; severe or strong action: usually used in pl.
- a body limb
- the hands and feet
Origin: Middle English and amp; Old French extremite ; from Classical Latin extremitas ; from extremus: see extreme