Definition of extremity in English Dictionary

  • NounPLextremitiesSUF-ity
    1. The most extreme or furthest point of something.
      1. An extreme measure.
        1. A hand or foot.
          1. Guillain–Barré syndrome causes one to not be able to move one's extremities.
        2. A limb (major appendage of human or animal such as a leg an arm or a wing).
        3. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • In HIV-1 and foamy viruses, the polyadenylation signal (poly(A) signal) is found at both extremities of the viral progenome, in the redundant 5’ and 3’ long terminal repeats (LTRs).
          2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
            • The ceratohyoid is slender and it is thickened toward both the proximal and distal extremities.
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Nouns
            • Countable nouns
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          Source: Wiktionary
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          Meaning of extremity for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "extremity" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
          Difficultness: Level 2
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          Definiteness: Level 6
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