Definition of to the point of
- The animals were hunted to the point of extinction.
- He pushed her to the point of hysterics.
- He's concerned about money to the point of obsession.
: an individual detail : item
: a distinguishing detail
: the most important essential in a discussion or matter
: to furnish with a point : sharpen
: to give added force, emphasis, or piquancy to
: to scratch out the old mortar from the joints of (something, such as a brick wall) and fill in with new material
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