What is another word for extremes?

Pronunciation: [ɛkstɹˈiːmz] (IPA)

Extremes refer to the furthest or the greatest degree of something. When talking about synonyms, one can use words such as maximum, minimum, peak, lowest, highest, ultimate, utmost, and radical. Maximum refers to the highest possible level of something. Minimum is the opposite of maximum, it is the lowest level possible. Peak means the top or highest point of something. Lowest refers to the bottom or the lowest level of something. Highest means the top or the highest level of something. Ultimate refers to the highest or the final stage of something. Utmost refers to the highest degree of something. Radical refers to an extreme or drastic change or reform.

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Usage examples for Extremes

We must beware equally of both extremes.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Exodus"
G. A. Chadwick
Evidences of thrift and prosperity impress the stranger on every side, while extremes in the social condition of the people do not appear to exist.
"Due North or Glimpses of Scandinavia and Russia"
Maturin M. Ballou
extremes carry things too far.
"Dollars and Sense"
Col. Wm. C. Hunter

Famous quotes with Extremes

  • The world is not dialectical - it is sworn to extremes, not to equilibrium, sworn to radical antagonism, not to reconciliation or synthesis. This is also the principle of evil.
    Jean Baudrillard
  • It is my view that we cannot conduct foreign policy at the extremes.
    Joe Biden
  • We're self obsessed and mad and stupid - not that other people can't be the same way - but the extremes are kind of honest in some mad way. Anyway, I like them.
    Kenneth Branagh
  • Bipartisanship helps to avoid extremes and imbalances. It causes compromises and accommodations. So let's cooperate.
    Zbigniew Brzezinski
  • You know, I live a monastic lifestyle. No, I do. I do live in extremes, basically. I go back and forth. Once every six months, I'll have a day where I eat more chocolate than has ever been consumed by a human being.
    Jim Carrey

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