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Meaning of IMMODERATE

Pronunciation:  i'mâdurit

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  not within reasonable limits; "immoderate laughter"; "immoderate spending"
 

IMMODERATE is a 10 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: a bit much(p), abnormal, all-fired, any(a), de trop, exaggerated, excessive, exorbitant, extortionate, extraordinary, extreme, extremist, far, inordinate, outrageous, overdone, overstated, over-the-top, radical, stark, steep, too much(p), ultra, unconscionable, undue, unreasonable, usurious
 
 Antonyms: moderate
 
 See Also: intemperate, intense

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Im*mod"er*ate\, a. [L. immoderatus; pref. im- not +
moderatus moderate. See {Moderate}.]
Not moderate; exceeding just or usual and suitable bounds;
excessive; extravagant; unreasonable; as, immoderate demands;
immoderate grief; immoderate laughter.

      So every scope by the immoderate use Turns to
      restraint.                               --Shak.

Syn: Excessive; exorbitant; unreasonable; extravagant;
     intemperate; inordinate.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
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