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Man's extremity is God's opportunity.
John Flavel

Meaning of "extremity" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF EXTREMITY

extremity  [ɪkˈstrɛmɪtɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF EXTREMITY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Extremity is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES EXTREMITY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Extremities

Extremities may refer to: ▪ Extremities, a play by William Mastrosimone ▪ Extremities, a film based on the play ▪ limbs of the body, in medical terminology ▪ Appendage Extremity may refer to: ▪ Extremity Games ▪ Lower extremity ▪ Upper limb...

Definition of extremity in the English dictionary

The first definition of extremity in the dictionary is the farthest or outermost point or section; termination. Other definition of extremity is the greatest or most intense degree. Extremity is also an extreme condition or state, as of adversity or disease.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH EXTREMITY


amity
ˈæmɪtɪ
anonymity
ˌænɒˈnɪmɪtɪ
calamity
kəˈlæmɪtɪ
committee
kəˈmɪtɪ
conformity
kənˈfɔːmɪtɪ
deformity
dɪˈfɔːmɪtɪ
dimity
ˈdɪmɪtɪ
enmity
ˈɛnmɪtɪ
enormity
ɪˈnɔːmɪtɪ
Mitty
ˈmɪtɪ
proximity
prɒkˈsɪmɪtɪ
samithi
ˈsʌmɪtɪ
subcommittee
ˈsʌbkəˌmɪtɪ
uniformity
ˌjuːnɪˈfɔːmɪtɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE EXTREMITY

extreat
Extremadura
extremal
extreme
extreme fighting
extreme ironing
extreme programming
extreme sport
extreme unction
extremely
extremely high frequency
extremely low frequency
extremeness
extremes
extremism
extremist
extremities
extremophile
extremum
extricable

WORDS THAT END LIKE EXTREMITY

abnormity
comity
disconformity
equanimity
infirmity
intimity
longanimity
magnanimity
mity
multiformity
nonconformity
nonuniformity
omniformity
parvanimity
pseudonymity
pusillanimity
sublimity
supremity
unanimity
unconformity

Synonyms and antonyms of extremity in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «EXTREMITY»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «extremity» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of extremity

Translation of «extremity» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF EXTREMITY

Find out the translation of extremity to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of extremity from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «extremity» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

下肢
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

extremidad
570 millions of speakers

English

extremity
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

सिरा
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

أقصى
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

оконечность
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

extremidade
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

প্রান্তসীমা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

extrémité
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Hujungnya
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Extremität
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

四肢
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

말단
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Extremity
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

ngọn cây
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

உச்சநிலையை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सीमा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

estremità
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

kończyn
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

край
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

extremitate
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

άκρο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

uiterste
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

extremitet
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

ekstremitet
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of extremity

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «EXTREMITY»

The term «extremity» is quite widely used and occupies the 32.565 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «EXTREMITY» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «extremity» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «extremity» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about extremity

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10 QUOTES WITH «EXTREMITY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word extremity.
1
Saint Ambrose
Many a sin has sullied me in body and in soul because I did not restrain my thoughts nor guard my lips: nevertheless it is to Thee, O God of majesty and love, that I turn in my extremity, for Thou art the fount of mercy; to Thee, as quickly as I may, I speed: for Thou alone canst heal me; I take refuge under Thy protection.
2
Thomas Arnold
One's age should be tranquil, as childhood should be playful. Hard work at either extremity of life seems out of place. At midday the sun may burn, and men labor under it; but the morning and evening should be alike calm and cheerful.
3
Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin
I will only observe, that that ethereal sense - sight, and touch, which is at the other extremity of the scale, have from time acquired a very remarkable additional power.
4
William Cavendish
Use gentle means before you come to extremity, and whatever lesson you work him, and never take above half his strength, nor ride him till he is weary, but a little at a time and often.
5
Whittaker Chambers
At issue in the Hiss Case was the question whether this sick society, which we call Western civilization, could in its extremity still cast up a man whose faith in it was so great that he would voluntarily abandon those things which men hold good, including life, to defend it.
6
Natalie Dormer
There are a lot of parallels between the historical Henry VIII and Jonathan Rhys Meyers. There's an oscillation and extremity of emotion throughout his repertoire that lends itself beautifully to the nature of Henry VIII, definitely. He will push things to the limit, and yet remain in emotional control.
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John Flavel
Man's extremity is God's opportunity.
8
Janet Frame
Very often the law of extremity demands an attention to irrelevance.
9
Elizabeth George
I'm interested in the dark side of man. I'm interested in taboos, and murder is the greatest taboo. Characters are fascinating in their extremity, not in their happiness.
10
Mark Haddon
For me, disability is a way of getting some extremity, some kind of very difficult situation, that throws an interesting light on people.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «EXTREMITY»

Discover the use of extremity in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to extremity and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Rehabilitation of the Hand and Upper Extremity, 2-Volume ...
This popular, unparalleled text has been updated with 30 new chapters that include the latest information on arthroscopy, imaging, vascular disorders, tendon transfers, fingertip injuries, mobilization techniques, traumatic brachial plexus ...
Terri M. Skirven, A. Lee Osterman, Jane Fedorczyk, 2011
2
Surgical Anatomy of the Hand and Upper Extremity
The text is thorough and replete with clinical applications. A Systems Anatomy section covers the skeleton, muscles, nerves, and vasculature.
James R. Doyle, 2003
3
Splinting the Hand and Upper Extremity: Principles and Process
Indexes provide a user-friendly cross-reference that lists splints by name and splints by diagnosis to assist the reader in usage of the manual.
MaryLynn A. Jacobs, Noelle Austin, Noelle M. Austin, 2003
4
Prophets of Extremity: Nietzsche, Heidegger, Foucault, Derrida
In this book, the author presents an interpretation of four thinkers: Nietzsche, Heidegger, Foucault, and Derrida.
Allan Megill, 1987
5
Forensic Medicine of the Lower Extremity: Human ...
This comprehensive collection of rigorous review articles covers both the scientific and practical aspects of using of lower extremity remains for human identification and trauma analysis.
Jeremy Rich, Dorothy E. Dean, Robert H. Powers, 2007
6
Solutions for Complex Upper Extremity Trauma
Foreword The intended goal of this book is to provide a practical and useful compendium of indications and techniques for managing the full array of upper extremity trauma from the shoulder to the forearm. The three editors have certainly ...
David M. Dines, Dean G. Lorich, 2011
7
MRI of the Upper Extremity: Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist and Hand
MRI of the Upper Extremity is a complete guide to MRI evaluation of shoulder, elbow, wrist, hand, and finger disorders.
Christine B. Chung, Lynne S. Steinbach, 2009
8
Functional Restoration of Adults and Children with Upper ...
This is the only comprehensive guide to the surgery, prosthetic fitting, and rehabilitation of individuals sustaining an arm amputation.
Dr. Robert H. Meier III, MD, Dr. Diane J. Atkins, OTR, 2004
9
A Pocketbook Manual of Hand and Upper Extremity Anatomy: ...
The written descriptions of anatomy are in bulleted format to allow quick access to the material. The book also describes clinical correlations for major diseases and includes various mnemonic devices.
Fraser J. Leversedge, Martin I. Boyer, Charles A. Goldfarb, 2012
10
An Atlas of Surgical Exposures of the Lower Extremity
Illustrations by Léon Dorn.
Ian S Fyfe, Leslie Klenerman, Emile Letournel, 1993

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «EXTREMITY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term extremity is used in the context of the following news items.
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3 hurt in crash with truck on fire at Del. 1 & Del. 273
The man was treated on scene for an upper-extremity injury and possible internal injuries, said New Castle County Paramedic Cpl. Abigail E. «The News Journal, Jul 15»
2
Robot Exoskeletons Are More Than Military Iron Man Suits
Their main product is a “wearable bionic suit which enables individuals with any amount of lower extremity weakness to stand up and walk over ... «iDigitalTimes.com, Jul 15»
3
Middle, high school athletes invited to Auburn preseason …
Weimar works with collegiate and Olympic swimmers and other athletes, primarily focusing on lower extremity biomechanics and gait. Oliver is ... «Opelika Auburn News, Jul 15»
4
$6 billion budget threat as China's top steel forecaster eyes …
"Just as demand has diminished somewhat, we're pushing supply to an extremity, and the consequences for prices are predictable," he said. «The Australian Financial Review, Jul 15»
5
Local doctor helps keep golfers in line
She is also certified as a Certified Kinesio Tape and Chiropractic Extremity Practitioner, both certifications that help with her work with athletes ... «Indiana Gazette, Jul 15»
6
Chris Hedges: In Extreme Times, 'Liberals Are a Dead Force' (Part 1 …
And Niebuhr writes correctly that in moments of extremity, liberals are a dead force. They are too ineffectual, too little emotional, too intellectual ... «Truthdig, Jul 15»
7
Fighting Fire
As I read that textbooks in Texas are being written that downplay slavery and minimize the existence and extremity of the KKK. As I watch Black ... «Huffington Post, Jul 15»
8
Wright Medical Group, Inc. to Host Second Quarter 2015 Earnings …
Wright Medical Group, Inc. is a specialty orthopaedic company that provides extremity and biologic solutions that enable clinicians to alleviate ... «MarketWatch, Jul 15»
9
What is an index finger amputation and how long will Giants' Jason …
... for Pierre-Paul's speedy return to the field, in this case, the removal of his damaged extremity might actually expedite his return to the field. «NJ.com, Jul 15»
10
Blood and Thunder: Some Talk, No Action
... sounds and styles in an effort to bridge extremity and accessibility. This third album tries doggedly to bring structure and formula to the music, ... «PopMatters, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Extremity [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/extremity>. Dec 2019 ».
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