[ig-zawr-bi-tuh ns]


the quality of being exorbitant; excessiveness.

Sometimes ex·or·bi·tan·cy.

Origin of exorbitance

1400–50; late Middle English exorbitaunce; see exorbitant, -ance
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Related Words for exorbitance

luxury, excess, costliness

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Word Origin and History for exorbitance

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

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