exorbitance

[ ig-zawr-bi-tuh ns ]
/ ɪgˈzɔr bɪ təns /

noun

the quality of being exorbitant; excessiveness.

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Nearby words

  1. exopod,
  2. exopodite,
  3. exopterygote,
  4. exor.,
  5. exorable,
  6. exorbitant,
  7. exorcise,
  8. exorcism,
  9. exorcist,
  10. exorcize

Sometimes ex·or·bi·tan·cy.

Origin of exorbitance

1400–50; late Middle English exorbitaunce; see exorbitant, -ance

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Word Origin and History for exorbitance

exorbitance

n.

mid-15c., from exorbitant + -ance.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper