But after more than 10 aggravating, exorbitantly expensive and violent years, the world has pretty much had it with Afghanistan.
He denounces these merchants, who stood there over-reaching in their bargains and exorbitantly outrageous in their charges.
They have raised their prices so exorbitantly that the poor complain that it is becoming impossible for them even to die.
Cartmen charged wildly and exorbitantly—some having to pay as high as fifty dollars to have carted away a cartload of stuff.
Food as well as clothing is exorbitantly dear, the only cheap articles of consumption being bread and French wines.
I communicated to Bohun the result of my inquiries, expressing an opinion that the price for board was exorbitantly high.
The little fresh provision that finds its way into the town is exorbitantly dear.
Wheat was scarce, the price of provisions was exorbitantly high, and yet the law was striving to diminish wages.
The first demands of Lewis were, as might have been expected, exorbitantly high.
This process seriously weakens the combat readiness of our armed forces and is exorbitantly expensive.
mid-15c., a legal term, "deviating from rule or principle, eccentric;" from Latin exorbitantem (nominative exorbitans), present participle of exorbitare "deviate, go out of the track," from ex- "out of" (see ex-) + orbita "wheel track" (see orb). Sense of "excessive, immoderate" is from 1620s; of prices, rates, etc., from 1660s. Related: Exorbitantly.