American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Exceeding normal or appropriate bounds; extreme: immoderate spending; immoderate laughter. See Synonyms at excessive.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not moderate; not confined to just or reasonable limits; excessive; extravagant; unreasonable.
- Synonyms Intemperate, exorbitant, inordinate.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Not moderate; exceeding just or usual and suitable bounds; excessive; extravagant; unreasonable.
- adj. beyond reasonable limits
- Middle English, from Latin immoderātus : in-, not; see in-1 + moderātus, past participle of moderārī, to moderate; see med- in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“The only subjects on which I would very much identify as immoderate are the Constitution and abortion, but I don't accept those are partisan issues as explained in comments passim ad nauseum, and even there, I don't feel I'm so extreme as to be unreasonable.”
“GOLDBERG: But that said, you know, the reason why Gephardt is trying sound so reasonable and moderate on this is because he's trying do something that is unreasonable and immoderate, which is repeal the law of the land, which a lot of Democrats passed, which -- and claimed that these tax cuts somehow have created this deficit, which the CBO just reported it didn't ...”
“But surely three glasses of draught beer in a day could not be called immoderate?”
“No doubt, the moral aspect of comedy is here marked with what must be called immoderate stress.”
“How is repeatedly saying that Obama is like Bush "immoderate"?”
“The law of North Carolina prohibits the "immoderate" correction of slaves.”
“Harley found himself with an "immoderate" House of”
“Another figure Mosley would perhaps view as "immoderate" is Ferrari president and FOTA chairman Luca di Montezemolo who has vehemently campaigned against the introduction of a budget cap.”
“And can any sorrow be immoderate which is excited by the loss of a soul?”
“Although I don’t advocate proselytizing in obnoxious ways or exerting a lot of pressure on theists to become atheists, I think that there is good reason for atheists to promote atheism, rather than limiting our efforts to countering the most dangerous forms of religion, such as immoderate Islam and Christian Identity.”
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