ex·​treme·​ly | \ ik-ˈstrēm-lē How to pronounce extremely (audio) \

Definition of extremely

1 : in an extreme manner
2 : to an extreme extent

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The state’s electricity providers have been given authority to shut off power when fire risk is extremely high. Washington Post, "California utility proactively cuts power because of weather," 9 June 2019 Traveling to distant grocery stores and paying for groceries can be extremely difficult for the disabled, aging, and poor living in isolated areas. Christian Science Monitor, "The Culture | Food," 7 June 2019 Because it was also sold here in very limited numbers, for only a handful of years, Defenders also now command extremely high prices in the used market, often selling for several times their original value. Matthew Scott, Outside Online, "The New Defender Will Not Be Like the Old One," 7 June 2019 The studios eventually tied together the casts from the original and prequel timelines with an extremely confusing but pretty enjoyable time-jumping X-Men movie called Days of Futures Past. Eliana Dockterman, Time, "What's Next for the X-Men After Dark Phoenix?," 7 June 2019 These gadgets are extremely powerful, allowing people to know their location at all times, to explore unknown places and to avoid getting lost. M.r. O'connor |, Twin Cities, "M.R. O’Connor: Here’s what gets lost when we rely on GPS," 7 June 2019 Thank you Oculus for this all in one, wireless and extremely immersive system. Christina Butan, EW.com, "The new Oculus Quest VR headset has become an Amazon best-seller in just 2 weeks," 6 June 2019 The Phillies lost outfielder Andrew McCutchen for the season on Monday evening in San Diego on a first-inning play that was one part crafty baseball, one part frustration, and several large parts of extremely bad luck. Bob Ford, https://www.inquirer.com, "The tragic, but correct, application for the Phillies of the infield fly rule | Bob Ford," 6 June 2019 The book is about four retired Ramona men who are extremely disenchanted with Washington politics. Maureen Robertson, Ramona Sentinel, "News Briefs: Bow Wow Pow Wow, school plan public hearing," 5 June 2019

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First Known Use of extremely

1509, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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incapable of being surmounted or overcome

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