Definition of non-extreme in English:



  • Not radical, serious, or exceptional; moderate.

    ‘a strong and non-extreme leader who ran a powerful, positive campaign’
    • ‘To attain nirvana, Buddha suggested taking a non-extreme course called the Middle Path.’
    • ‘We need qualified, independent and non-extreme judges for the courts.’
    • ‘She thinks people enjoy regular non-extreme skiing quite a bit.’
    • ‘Among some adolescent boys and girls, nonextreme strategies that were being used to decrease weight developed into health risk behaviors.’
    • ‘The cumulative damage in non-extreme scenarios mounts up in more subtle ways.’
    dispassionate, non-extreme, middle-of-the-road, non-radical, non-reactionary, open to reason, equitable, impartial