Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun extreme

2 senses of extreme

Sense 1
extreme -- (the furthest or highest degree of something; "he carried it to extremes")
       => degree, grade, level -- (a position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality; "a moderate grade of intelligence"; "a high level of care is required"; "it is all a matter of degree")

Sense 2
extreme point, extreme, extremum -- (the point located farthest from the middle of something)
       => extremity -- (the outermost or farthest region or point)

Antonyms of adj extreme

4 senses of extreme

Sense 1
extreme, utmost (prenominal), uttermost (prenominal) -- (of the greatest possible degree or extent or intensity; "extreme cold"; "extreme caution"; "extreme pleasure"; "utmost contempt"; "to the utmost degree"; "in the uttermost distress")

INDIRECT (VIA intense) -> mild -- (moderate in type or degree or effect or force; far from extreme; "a mild winter storm"; "a mild fever"; "fortunately the pain was mild"; "a mild rebuke"; "mild criticism")

Sense 2
extreme -- (far beyond a norm in quantity or amount or degree; to an utmost degree; "an extreme example"; "extreme temperatures"; "extreme danger")

INDIRECT (VIA immoderate) -> moderate -- (being within reasonable or average limits; not excessive or extreme; "moderate prices"; "a moderate income"; "a moderate fine"; "moderate demands"; "a moderate estimate"; "a moderate eater"; "moderate success"; "a kitchen of moderate size"; "the X-ray showed moderate enlargement of the heart")

Sense 3
extreme -- (beyond a norm in views or actions; "an extreme conservative"; "an extreme liberal"; "extreme views on integration"; "extreme opinions")

INDIRECT (VIA immoderate) -> moderate -- (being within reasonable or average limits; not excessive or extreme; "moderate prices"; "a moderate income"; "a moderate fine"; "moderate demands"; "a moderate estimate"; "a moderate eater"; "moderate success"; "a kitchen of moderate size"; "the X-ray showed moderate enlargement of the heart")

Sense 4
extreme -- (most distant in any direction; "the extreme edge of town")

INDIRECT (VIA distant) -> close -- (at or within a short distance in space or time or having elements near each other; "close to noon"; "how close are we to town?"; "a close formation of ships")

Similarity of adj extreme

4 senses of extreme

Sense 1
extreme, utmost (prenominal), uttermost (prenominal) -- (of the greatest possible degree or extent or intensity; "extreme cold"; "extreme caution"; "extreme pleasure"; "utmost contempt"; "to the utmost degree"; "in the uttermost distress")
       => intense (vs. mild) -- (possessing or displaying a distinctive feature to a heightened degree; "intense heat"; "intense anxiety"; "intense desire"; "intense emotion"; "the skunk's intense acrid odor"; "intense pain"; "enemy fire was intense")

Sense 2
extreme -- (far beyond a norm in quantity or amount or degree; to an utmost degree; "an extreme example"; "extreme temperatures"; "extreme danger")
       => immoderate (vs. moderate) -- (beyond reasonable limits; "immoderate laughter"; "immoderate spending")

Sense 3
extreme -- (beyond a norm in views or actions; "an extreme conservative"; "an extreme liberal"; "extreme views on integration"; "extreme opinions")
       => immoderate (vs. moderate) -- (beyond reasonable limits; "immoderate laughter"; "immoderate spending")

Sense 4
extreme -- (most distant in any direction; "the extreme edge of town")
       => distant (vs. close) -- (separated in space or coming from or going to a distance; "distant villages"; "the sound of distant traffic"; "a distant sound"; "a distant telephone call")

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