utmost (n.)

  1. the greatest possible degree; he tried his utmost

    [ Syn: uttermost , maximum , level best ]

    utmost (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 , uttermost ]

  2. highest in extent or degree; to the last measure of human endurance; whether they were accomplices in the last degree or a lesser one was...to be determined individually

    [ Syn: last ]

  3. (comparatives of `far) most remote in space or time or order; had traveled to the farthest frontier; dont go beyond the farthermost (or furthermost) tree; explored the furthest reaches of space; the utmost tip of the peninsula

    [ Syn: farthermost , farthest , furthermost , furthest , uttermost ]

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