Associations to the word «Extremity»


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

In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Alexander Pope