Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Most distant or remote.

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  • adj. Superlative of further.
  • adj. most distant or remote, either in time or space

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Most remote; furthest.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Most remote.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. (comparatives of `far') most remote in space or time or order

Etymologies

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further +‎ -most

Examples

  • "furthermost" of space and in this way astronomers are trying to get definite knowledge as to the actual velocity with which the celestial bodies are speeding.

    Marvels of Modern Science

  • And of course, even as I registered the words, I could now see that the furthermost glass panel was not smooth as I had thought, but displayed a perfectly visible, if discrete, black handle.

    The Book Club « Tales from the Reading Room

  • Twenty-five years after it opened along the left bank of the Seine, just across from the Tuilleries Gardens and the furthermost reaches of the Louvre, the Musée d'Orsay has opened again after a period of expansion, refurbishment and thoughtful rehanging of its collection.

    New Visions Arrive at the Orsay

  • He was a respected contributor to debates from the furthermost back bench.

    Archive 2008-06-01

  • Strictly speaking, the INEGI calculation is based on averaging the furthermost points of Mexico in the four cardinal directions, rather than on a true "center of mass" calculation or demonstration.

    Did you know? Mexico has more than one geographic center

  • Even now, as it spiraled into the furthermost reaches of her mind, it silently beckoned her to follow, and she almost abandoned her attempts at wakefulness so she could pursue that exquisite stimulation into whatever dark recesses of her mind it might care to hide.

    Darkness of the Light

  • He sighed and arched his eyebrows to their furthermost points.

    A Love So Deep

  • We had a big fire here a couple of years ago and so they did a good job of clearing brush and putting lines in, but you can also see because of the wind you can see 50 yards in front of the line or the furthermost point that it's burning, another hot spot pops up and then instantly you have a fire going.

    CNN Transcript Mar 11, 2007

  • Then quitting Dorcas, down she threw herself upon her knees, in the furthermost corner of the room, clasping a chair with her face laid upon the bottom of it! —

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • I was extremely surprised: but still more, to behold a man coming from behind the furthermost stack.

    Clarissa Harlowe

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