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Definition of Utmost

Utmost

  1. Situated at the farthest point or extremity; farthest out; most distant; extreme; as, the utmost limits of the land; the utmost extent of human knowledge.
  2. Being in the greatest or highest degree, quantity, number, or the like; greatest; as, the utmost assiduity; the utmost harmony; the utmost misery or happiness.
  3. The most that can be; the farthest limit; the greatest power, degree, or effort; as, he has done his utmost; try your utmost.

Utmost Quotations

Great literature is simply language charged with meaning to the utmost possible degree.
Ezra Pound

If liberty and equality, as is thought by some, are chiefly to be found in democracy, they will be best attained when all persons alike share in government to the utmost.
Aristotle

For years, my master had done his utmost to pollute my mind with foul images, and to destroy the pure principles inculcated by my grandmother, and the good mistress of my childhood.
Harriet Ann Jacobs

Child abuse is a heinous and personally damaging crime; it is therefore incumbent on the Church to treat such matters with the utmost seriousness.
John Sentamu

Motherhood is the most challenging as well as the utmost satisfying vocation in this world.
Nita Ambani
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Utmost Translations

utmost in Spanish is sumo
utmost in Swedish is ytterst
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