What does the word extreme mean?

Usage examples for extreme

  1. Previous, however, to this, we must get our other extreme. – The Ethnology of the British Colonies and Dependencies by Robert Gordon Latham
  2. Unless extreme means are used, he will win. – The Day of Judgment by Joseph Hocking
  3. But his approaching departure strengthened my affection, and caused me extreme sorrow. – The Story of a Child by Pierre Loti