Definition of "uttermost" []

  • Utmost. (adjective)
  • Outermost. (adjective)
  • The greatest amount or degree possible; the utmost. (noun)

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Use "uttermost" in a sentence
  • "But then one day in uttermost space thousands of innocents are killed — victims of a military error — and the deadly balance is upset."
  • "What the tribesman resents to the uttermost is not the administration of law, but the attempt to force on him laws to which he has never assented."
  • "You do not deny yourself; you believe that self-assertion to the uttermost is the prime duty. ""