Associations to the word «Utmost»


UTMOST, adjective. Situated at the most distant limit; farthest.
UTMOST, adjective. The most extreme; ultimate; greatest.
UTMOST, noun. Maximum; greatest possible amount or quantity.

Dictionary definition

UTMOST, noun. The greatest possible degree; "he tried his utmost".
UTMOST, adjective. Of the greatest possible degree or extent or intensity; "extreme cold"; "extreme caution"; "extreme pleasure"; "utmost contempt"; "to the utmost degree"; "in the uttermost distress".
UTMOST, adjective. Highest in extent or degree; "to the last measure of human endurance"; "whether they were accomplices in the last degree or a lesser one be determined individually".
UTMOST, adjective. (comparatives of `far') most remote in space or time or order; "had traveled to the farthest frontier"; "don't go beyond the farthermost (or furthermost) tree"; "explored the furthest reaches of space"; "the utmost tip of the peninsula".

Wise words

Words, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one's never in contact with things, only with the beastly words that stand for them.
Aldous Huxley