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Definition of Inordinate


  1. Not limited to rules prescribed, or to usual bounds; irregular; excessive; immoderate; as, an inordinate love of the world.

Inordinate Quotations

Death is always around the corner, but often our society gives it inordinate help.
Carter Burwell

I have a disturbing problem with losing things. My vulnerability to loss-distress could properly be labeled not only inordinate, but neurotic.
Dick Cavett

Attachment to spiritual things is... just as much an attachment as inordinate love of anything else.
Beverly Sills

I will say that there is an inordinate amount of medicine in my novels, especially the first one. There are a lot of medical things that happen. A hip fracture, three different kinds of lung cancer, pneumonia, blood poisoning, and so on.
Khaled Hosseini

The literature of the inner life is very largely a record of struggle with the inordinate passions of the social self.
Charles Horton Cooley
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Inordinate Translations

inordinate in Afrikaans is ekstreem
inordinate in Dutch is buitensporig, extreem, excessief
inordinate in Norwegian is overdreven