Definition of “extremity” - English Dictionary

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“extremity” in British English

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extremitynoun

uk /ɪkˈstrem.ə.ti/ us /ɪkˈstrem.ə.t̬i/

[ C ] the furthest point, especially from the centre:

The wood lies on the southern extremity of the estate.
extremities [ plural ] formal

the parts of the human body furthest from the heart, for example, the fingers, toes, and nose

(Definition of “extremity” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)