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extreme

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of extreme

  1. 1 most distant from a center <spacecraft that is specially designed to explore the extreme edge of our solar system> Synonyms farthermost, farthest, furthermost, furthest, outermost, outmost, remotest, ultimate, utmost Related Words aftermost, rearmost, sternmost Near Antonyms intermediate, medial, median, mid, middle, midmost Antonyms inmost, innermost, nearest

  2. 2 being very far from the center of public opinion <their extreme political views attracted only a small band of followers> Synonyms extremist, fanatic (or fanatical), rabid, radical, revolutionary, revolutionist, ultra Related Words subversive, violent, wild; reactionary Near Antonyms conservative, moderate, temperate; conventional, orthodox, traditional; liberal, progressive Antonyms middle-of-the-road, nonrevolutionary, unrevolutionary

  3. 3 going beyond a normal or acceptable limit in degree or amount <in their extreme zeal the members of the cult are willing to do whatever their leader dictates> Synonyms baroque, devilish, exorbitant, extravagant, excessive, fancy, immoderate, inordinate, insane, intolerable, lavish, overdue, overextravagant, overmuch, overweening, plethoric, steep, stiff, towering, unconscionable, undue, unmercifulRelated Words boundless, endless, immeasurable, infinite, limitless; unbearable, unjustifiable, unwarranted; improper, inappropriate, thick, unseemly; unrestrainedNear Antonyms deficient, inadequate, insufficient; minimal, minimumAntonyms middling, moderate, modest, reasonable, temperate




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