from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Exceeding normal or appropriate bounds; extreme: immoderate spending; immoderate laughter. See Synonyms at excessive.
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- adj. excessive or lacking, not consistent
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Not moderate; exceeding just or usual and suitable bounds; excessive; extravagant; unreasonable
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not moderate; not confined to just or reasonable limits; excessive; extravagant; unreasonable.
- Synonyms Intemperate, exorbitant, inordinate.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- 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)