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English adjective: utmost

1. utmost of the greatest possible degree or extent or intensity


SamplesExtreme cold.
Extreme caution.
Extreme pleasure.
Utmost contempt.
To the utmost degree.
In the uttermost distress.


Synonymsextreme, uttermost


Similarintense


Antonymsmild

2. utmost highest in extent or degree


SamplesTo the last measure of human endurance.
Whether they were accomplices in the last degree or a lesser one was...to be determined individually.


Synonymslast


Similarhigh


Antonymslow

3. utmost (comparatives of `far') most remote in space or time or order


SamplesHad traveled to the farthest frontier.
Don't go beyond the farthermost (or furthermost) tree.
Explored the furthest reaches of space.
The utmost tip of the peninsula.


Synonymsfarthermost, farthest, furthermost, furthest, uttermost


Similarfar


Domain usagecomparative, comparative degree


Antonymsnear, nigh, close


English noun: utmost

1. utmost (attribute) the greatest possible degree


SamplesHe tried his utmost.


Synonymslevel best, maximum, uttermost


Broader (hypernym)bound, boundary, limit









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