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uttermost adj
1 of the greatest possible degree or extent or intensity; "extreme cold"; "extreme caution"; "extreme pleasure"; "utmost contempt"; "to the utmost degree"; "in the uttermost distress" [syn: extreme, utmost(a), uttermost(a)]
2 (comparatives of `far') most remote in space or time or order; "had 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" [syn: farthermost, farthest, furthermost, furthest, utmost] n : the greatest possible degree; "he tried his utmost" [syn: utmost, maximum, level best]

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  • (US)
    • /ˈʌtərmoʊst/
    • /"Vt@rmoUst/


  1. Extreme; utmost; being; in the farthest, greatest, or highest degree.
    They also that dwell in the uttermost parts are afraid at thy tokens: thou makest the outgoings of the morning and evening to rejoice. - Psalms 65:8


  1. The utmost; the highest or greatest degree; the farthest extent
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