Origin of exorbitance
Examples from the Web for exorbitance
Unrea′son, lack of reason; Unrea′sonableness, the state or quality of being unreasonable: exorbitance.
As extravagance is excess in outlay, exorbitance is excess in demands, and especially in pecuniary demands upon others.English Synonyms and Antonyms|James Champlin Fernald
It was borne upon them that this exorbitance, a strange incident in their own lives, was to these others a daily occurrence.The Furnace|Rose Macaulay
The intolerable oppression upon trade, from the exorbitance of wages and insolence of mariners, would be taken off.An Essay upon Projects|Daniel Defoe
The treaty meets with difficulties in the ratification,—perhaps the exorbitance of the price may occasion them.The Writings of Thomas Jefferson, Vol. I (of 9)|Thomas Jefferson