1. [ noun ] (zoology) an external body part that projects from the body
Synonyms: member appendage

"it is important to keep the extremities warm"

Related terms: external_body_part limb claw parapodium fin mouthpart swimmeret vertebrate_foot digit chelicera
2. [ noun ] the greatest or utmost degree

: "the extremity of despair"

Related terms: ultimateness
3. [ noun ] the outermost or farthest region or point
Related terms: region end boundary extreme_point limit
4. [ noun ] an extreme condition or state (especially of adversity or disease)
Related terms: adversity bitter_end
5. [ noun ] (zoology) that part of a limb that is farthest from the torso
Related terms: external_body_part hand finger toe limb
Similar spelling:   extremist