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noun formal extremity pronunciation in American English /ɪkˈstreməti/
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  1. 1
    [countable] [usually plural] a part of your body that is farthest from the main part, for example a finger or toe
    1. a.
      [countable] a part of something that is farthest from the main part
      The boatyard is located at the southern extremity of the harbor.
  2. 2
    [uncountable] an extreme degree of something
    silenced by the extremity of his anger
  3. 3
    [countable] a very bad situation, such as being very sick, injured, or poor
    He had never been reduced to such an extremity before.


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