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

5 senses of extremity

Sense 1
extremity, appendage, member -- (an external body part that projects from the body; "it is important to keep the extremities warm")
       => external body part -- (any body part visible externally)

Sense 2
extremity -- (an extreme condition or state (especially of adversity or disease))
       => adversity, hardship, hard knocks -- (a state of misfortune or affliction; "debt-ridden farmers struggling with adversity"; "a life of hardship")

Sense 3
extremity -- (the greatest or utmost degree; "the extremity of despair")
       => ultimacy, ultimateness -- (the state or degree of being ultimate; the final or most extreme in degree or size or time or distance, "the ultimacy of these social values")

Sense 4
extremity -- (the outermost or farthest region or point)
       => region, part -- (the extended spatial location of something; "the farming regions of France"; "religions in all parts of the world"; "regions of outer space")

Sense 5
extremity -- (that part of a limb that is farthest from the torso)
       => external body part -- (any body part visible externally)

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