Definition of Outrance

1. n. The utmost or last extremity.



Definition of Outrance

1. Noun. (obsolete) The furthest degree or extremity, going beyond bounds or propriety. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Outrance

1. the last extremity [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Outrance

outrage
outraged
outragedly
outrageous
outrageously
outrageousness
outrageousnesses
outrageousty
outrages
outraging
outraise
outraised
outraises
outraising
outran
outrance (current term)
outrances
outrang
outrange
outranged
outranges
outranging
outrank
outranked
outranking
outranks
outrate
outrated
outrates
outrating

Literary usage of Outrance

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1. Philosophy and Civilization in the Middle Ages by Maurice Wulf (1922)
"The chief doctrines opposed to the scholastic tendencies: lack of clearness; inclination to pantheism; deductive method a outrance; absence of moderation. ..."

2. Four Years with the Army of the Potomac by Régis de Trobriand (1888)
"Battle of the Wilderness — Volleys <J outrance in the thickets — The diverse fortunes—Death of General Wadsworth — Fight in the midst of the flames—Result ..."

3. The Old Régime: Courts, Salons, and Theatres by Catherine Charlotte Jackson (1880)
"—La Guerre a outrance.—" De l'Esprit " of Helvetius.— Jesuits and Jansenists. —A Grand Auto-da-Fd. — The Esprit of the Police. ..."

4. The Old Régime: Court, Salons, and Theatres by Elliot Jackson, Catherine Charlotte Jackson (1896)
"La Guerre k outrance. — " De 1'Esprit" of Helvetius. — Jesuits and Jansenists. — A Grand Auto-da-Fe. — The Esprit of the Police. ..."

5. The History of Chivalry by George Payne Rainsford James (1835)
"Of Chivalrous Customs—Education—Grades— Services on the Reception of a Knight—On Tournaments—Jousts—Combats at outrance —Passages of Arms—The Round ..."

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