Definition of extremity :
1. One of locomotive appendages of an animal; a limb; a leg or an arm of man.
2. The extreme part; the utmost limit; the farthest or remotest point or part; as, the extremities of a country.
3. The highest degree of inconvenience, pain, or suffering; greatest need or peril; extreme need; necessity.
4. The utmost point; highest degree; most aggravated or intense form.
limb, finish, completion, utmost, process, purpose, outgrowth, conclusion, design, crisis, period, finger, fulfilment, consequence, foot, politics, consummation, emergency, safety, appendage, goal, uttermost, close, toe, expiration, effect, finale, hand, penis, cessation, phallus, member, outside, termination, result, intent, outcome, issue, accomplishment, finis, achievement, extent, point, flash point, bound, fellow member
edge (part of speech: noun)
summit (part of speech: noun)
limit (part of speech: noun)
- It bears 9 degrees south of west from a peculiar red sandhill that is visible from any of the hills at the western extremity of the Rawlinson Range; and lies in a flat or hollow between the said red sandhill, and the nearest of a few low stony hills, about four miles farther away to the west. - "Australia Twice Traversed, The Romance of Exploration Australia Twice Traversed. The Romance Of Exploration, Being A Narrative Compiled From The Journals Of Five Exploring Expeditions Into And Through Central South Australia, And Western Australia, From 1", Ernest Giles.
- Mary Flaw always assumed the place of honour, on the left extremity of the front bench, immediately opposite my Father. - "Father and Son", Edmund Gosse.
- And if it was, should he not be justified in going to any extremity for revenge? - "M. or N. "Similia similibus curantur."", G.J. Whyte-Melville.