[ih-mod-uh-rey-shuh n]


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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Word Origin and History for immoderation



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

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper