Associations to the word «Extremity»

Wiktionary

EXTREMITY, noun. The most extreme or furthest point of something.
EXTREMITY, noun. An extreme measure.
EXTREMITY, noun. A hand or foot.
EXTREMITY, noun. A limb (major appendage of human or animal such as a leg an arm or a wing)

Dictionary definition

EXTREMITY, noun. An external body part that projects from the body; "it is important to keep the extremities warm".
EXTREMITY, noun. An extreme condition or state (especially of adversity or disease).
EXTREMITY, noun. The greatest or utmost degree; "the extremity of despair".
EXTREMITY, noun. The outermost or farthest region or point.
EXTREMITY, noun. That part of a limb that is farthest from the torso.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats