Origin of immoderate
Examples from the Web for immoderate
Better institutionalize me a second time...” and “Academia is going to have to get used to a bit of immoderate tweeting.
The so-called moderate opposition—made up of hundreds of disparate groups—is often immoderate and rarely cohesive.
The new, immoderate Republican Party is therefore unlikely to succeed better in the near future than it has in the recent past.
What have the immoderate Republicans of the Tea Party era accomplished?
Every Indian election brings with it a kind of itinerant circus full of immoderate speech.
And so, while he was celebrating the death of another with immoderate joviality, he forced on his own apace.The Danish History, Books I-IX|Saxo Grammaticus ("Saxo the Learned")
Which our wealthier classes bear also in an immoderate degree?The Mercy of Allah|Hilaire Belloc
Insanity is another disease produced by the immoderate and habitual use of spirituous liquors.The Truth about Opium|William H. Brereton
Voltaire made Micromegas to tease you; but, submitting to the appearances of physical laws, he made an immoderate giant of him.A Night in the Luxembourg|Remy De Gourmont
After he had taken breath for a moment, Alan broke out into a fit of wild and immoderate laughter.Rookwood|William Harrison Ainsworth
British Dictionary definitions for immoderate
Word Origin and History for immoderate
late 14c., from Latin immoderatus "boundless, immeasurable," figuratively "unrestrained, excessive," from assimilated form of in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + moderatus "restrained" (see moderate). Related: Immoderately.