Translation of "extreme" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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extremeadjective

uk /ɪkˈstriːm/ us /ɪkˈstriːm/

extreme adjective (GREAT)

B2 very large in amount or degree

極大的;極度的;極端的
extreme pain/stupidity/wealth 極其痛苦/愚蠢/富有

More examples

  • The way she had been treated at work had caused her extreme emotional and psychological distress.
  • People here are living in conditions of extreme poverty.
  • Drivers are warned to take extreme care on the icy roads.
  • An expression of extreme disapproval came over his face.
  • We took shelter from the extreme heat under a palm tree.

extreme adjective (BAD)

B2 very severe or bad

極嚴厲的;嚴重的;極差的
extreme weather conditions 極其惡劣的天氣條件
In extreme cases, the disease can lead to blindness. 這種疾病最嚴重可導致失明。

extreme adjective (BELIEFS)

C2 Extreme beliefs and political parties are considered by most people to be unreasonable and unacceptable.

(信仰或政黨)偏激的,過激的,極端的
He has rather extreme views. 他的觀點很偏激。
He's on the extreme right wing of the party. 他屬於這個政黨的極右翼勢力。

extreme adjective (FURTHEST POINT)

[ before noun ] at the furthest point, especially from the centre

末端的,盡頭的;尤指離中心最遠的
They live in the extreme south of the island. 他們住在這個島的最南端。

extremenoun [ C ]

uk /ɪkˈstriːm/ us /ɪkˈstriːm/

the largest possible amount or degree of something

極度;極端
I've never witnessed such extremes of wealth and poverty. 我從未見過如此懸殊的貧富差距。
Most people I know work fairly hard but she takes it to extremes. 我認識的人裡面大多數工作都很努力,但是她這種做法也太拼命了。
in the extreme

used for emphasis; extremely

(用於強調)極其,非常,極度
Some of the scenes were unpleasant in the extreme. 有些場景令人極其反感。

a situation, feeling, etc. that is the opposite or very different from another one

極端;極端不同的事物
My moods seem to go from one extreme to another (= my moods often change from very bad to very good). 我的心情有時很好,有時又好差。

(Translation of “extreme” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)