What does the word extremity mean?

Usage examples for extremity

  1. At the left extremity a second door gave access to another apartment, which the professor used as a bedroom. – Malcolm Sage, Detective by Herbert George Jenkins
  2. He had left her on the very extremity of distress. – Witness For The Defence by A.E.W. Mason
  3. Genevieve then seeing, at the extremity of the court, a strong light escaping from a door beyond which pressed the soldiers of the escort, approached them. – The Silver Cross or The Carpenter of Nazareth by Eugène Sue