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: ME & OFr extremite < L extremitas < extremus: see extreme
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