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Definition of 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

I love Thanksgiving because it's a holiday that is centered around food and family, two things that are of utmost importance to me.
Marcus Samuelsson

In constructing the plot and working it out with the proper diction, the poet should place the scene, as far as possible, before his eyes. In this way, seeing everything with the utmost vividness, as if he were a spectator of the action, he will discover what is in keeping with it, and be most unlikely to overlook inconsistencies.

When complaints are freely heard, deeply considered and speedily reformed, then is the utmost bound of civil liberty attained that wise men look for.
John Milton

While I will always have the utmost respect for the superhuman out-of-bounds freestyle and extreme stunts that seem to continually progress beyond our imaginable limits, my highest appreciation goes out to the simple rider who's out there just for the experience.
Craig Kelly

In love, as in gluttony, pleasure is a matter of the utmost precision.
Italo Calvino
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Utmost Translations

utmost in Spanish is sumo
utmost in Swedish is ytterst
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