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EtymologyEdit

Middle English, alteration of uttermest

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

uttermost (not comparable)

  1. Outermost.
  2. Extreme; utmost; of the farthest, greatest, or highest degree.

NounEdit

uttermost (usually uncountable, plural uttermosts)

  1. The utmost; the highest or greatest degree; the farthest extent
    • 1943, John Temple Graves, The Fighting South (page 274)
      The free way will call for uttermosts in civilization, self-discipline and human excellence.