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.
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.