opposite/other extreme

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Definition of opposite/other extreme

used to contrast something that is beyond what is normal or reasonable in one extreme with something else that is in an opposite amount or to an opposite degree beyond what is normal or reasonable After spending lavishly for years, the company has now gone to the opposite/other extreme and has cut expenses drastically.

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“Opposite/other extreme.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/opposite%2Fother%20extreme. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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