To do so missing an extremity is astonishing—and an inspiration.
“A lot of extremity you see in YA is merely attempting to capture the intensity” of being a teen, Lorentz says.
“It is not implausible that a greater proportion of torso and extremity fat may protect against injury,” the report said.
It is situated at the extremity of the garden, and on the brow of a hill.
Richard Morrow was wise when in his extremity he turned to Dr. Dudley.
A yoke of hornbeam, shaped like a bow, to which the horses were harnessed, was fastened to the other extremity of the pole.
It was just when I was down to that extremity that it pleased Providence to come to my relief.
At the extremity of this plain we came to a village of considerable size, said to contain 300 inhabitants.
In the extremity of her dismay she rose half from her seat and looked around with alarm.
The mule saw that his master was on the point of vanishing under the mud, of deserting him in his extremity.
late 14c., from Old French estremite (13c.), from Latin extremitatem (nominative extremitas) "the end of a thing," from extremus; see extreme, the etymological sense of which is better preserved in this word.
extremity ex·trem·i·ty (ĭk-strěm'ĭ-tē)
An end of an elongated or pointed structure.
A bodily limb or appendage.