Definition of in extremis
: in extreme circumstances; especially : at the point of death
Examples of in extremis in a Sentence
They are helping a family in extremis.
Origin and Etymology of in extremis
First Known Use: circa 1530See Words from the same year
IN EXTREMIS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of in extremis for English Language Learners
: at the point of death
: in a very difficult situation
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