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Meaning of INORDINATE

Pronunciation:  in'ordnit

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  beyond normal limits; "excessive charges"; "a book of inordinate length"; "his dress stops just short of undue elegance"; "unreasonable demands"
 

INORDINATE is a 10 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: excessive, immoderate, undue, unreasonable
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In*or"di*nate\, a. [L. inordinatus disordered. See
{In-} not, and {Ordinate}.]
Not limited to rules prescribed, or to usual bounds;
irregular; excessive; immoderate; as, an inordinate love of
the world. ``Inordinate desires.'' --Milton. ``Inordinate
vanity.'' --Burke. -- {In*or"di*nate*ly}, adv. --
{In*or"di*nate*ness}, n.

 
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