in extremis

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin in extremis.

Prepositional phrase[edit]

in extremis

  1. At the point of death.
  2. In desperate circumstances.

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin in extremis.

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in extremis

  1. in extremis
    • 2020 September 27, Federico Rampini, “Stati Uniti, affondi, invettive, colpi da ko: così Trump e Biden preparano il duello tv che vale l'elezione [United States, attacks, invective, knockout blows: this is how Trump and Biden are preparing the TV duel that is worth the election]”, in la Repubblica[1]:
      È comunque il presidente in carica che deve fare una rimonta in extremis.
      However, it is the president in office who must make a comeback in extremis.
  2. at the last moment