in the extreme

in the extreme
: to the greatest possible extent or degree

would find the task wearisome in the extreme — Lionel McColvin

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in the extreme
1. To the highest degree
2. Extremely
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in the extreme formal phrase
extremely used for emphasizing what you are saying

It is unlikely in the extreme that she will change her mind.

Thesaurus: extremelysynonym
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to an extreme degree

the reasoning was convoluted in the extreme

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in the extreme
formal : to the greatest possible degree
— used to make a statement more forceful

I'm finding it difficult in the extreme [=very/extremely difficult] to deal with this situation.

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in the exˈtreme idiom
(formal) to a great degree

The journey would be dangerous in the extreme.

Main entry:extremeidiom

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