exorbitance

[ ig-zawr-bi-tuhns ]
/ ɪgˈzɔr bɪ təns /

noun

the quality of being exorbitant; excessiveness.

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Origin of exorbitance

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