Definitions for: Immoderate


[adj] not within reasonable limits; "immoderate laughter"; "immoderate spending"



Webster (1913) 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.

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

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