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utmost

[ uht-mohst or, esp. British, -muhst ]SEE DEFINITION OF utmost

Synonyms for utmost

  • absolute
  • all-out
  • sheer
  • ultimate
  • unconditional
  • chief
  • entire
  • final
  • full
  • last
  • outside
  • top
  • total
  • uttermost
  • whole
  • complete
  • exhaustive
  • farthest
  • furthermost
  • greatest
  • highest
  • last straw
  • maximal
  • most
  • most distant
  • out of bounds
  • outermost
  • paramount
  • plenary
  • preeminent
  • remotest
  • supreme
  • thorough
  • thoroughgoing
  • too much
  • too-too
  • topmost
  • ultra
  • undiminished
  • unlimited
  • unmitigated
  • unqualified
  • unreserved
  • worst case
MOST RELEVANT

Antonyms for utmost

  • conditional
  • limited
  • beginning
  • first
  • incomplete
  • introductory
  • middle
  • part
  • partial
  • starting
  • unimportant
  • moderate
MOST RELEVANT
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR UTMOST

They landed, and with the utmost haste proceeded toward the city.

He was still exerting his strength to the utmost when the whistle of the locomotive was heard.

He sprang to the rock, and exerted his utmost strength to dislodge it.

The wayfarers all gazed in the utmost astonishment at the interruption.

Then he went on quickly, with a tone of utmost positiveness.

The Inspector did not interrupt his work, but answered with the utmost good nature.

"With the utmost pleasure," cried Yates, springing to his feet.

Look where you might, there was nothing but the utmost sobriety and good behaviour.

He was set to work performing to the utmost the duties for which the temple called.

Now fly; for the other Gorgons will do their utmost to take vengeance for Medusa's death.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English utmest (Anglian) "outermost," double superlative of ut "out" (see out) + -most.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR UTMOST

all

nounwhole; totality

best

nounhighest personal effort
  • Sunday best
  • all one's got
  • best shot
  • hardest
  • highest endeavor
  • level best
  • utmost
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