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immoderate

[ ih-mod-er-it ]
/ ɪˈmɒd ər ɪt /
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adjective
not moderate; exceeding just or reasonable limits; excessive; extreme.
Obsolete. intemperate.
Obsolete. without bounds.
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Origin of immoderate

First recorded in 1350–1400; Middle English word from Latin word immoderātus.See im-2, moderate

OTHER WORDS FROM immoderate

im·mod·er·ate·ly, adverbim·mod·er·ate·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for immoderate

immoderate
/ (ɪˈmɒdərɪt, ɪˈmɒdrɪt) /

adjective
lacking in moderation; excessiveimmoderate demands
obsolete venial; intemperateimmoderate habits

Derived forms of immoderate

immoderately, adverbimmoderation or immoderateness, noun
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