immoderation

[ih-mod-uh-rey-shuh n]

noun

lack of moderation.

Nearby words

  1. immobilization,
  2. immobilize,
  3. immobilizer,
  4. immoderacy,
  5. immoderate,
  6. immodest,
  7. immodesty,
  8. immokalee,
  9. immolate,
  10. immolation

Origin of immoderation

First recorded in 1535–45, immoderation is from the Latin word immoderātiōn- (stem of immoderātiō). See im-2, moderation

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Word Origin and History for immoderation

immoderation

n.

early 15c., from Latin immoderationem (nominative immoderatio) "want of moderation, excess," from immoderatus (see immoderate).

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