immoderately

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In an immoderate degree; excessively; unreasonably.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb In an immoderate manner; excessively.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb In an immoderate manner.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adverb to a degree that exceeds the bounds or reason or moderation
  • adverb without moderation; in an immoderate manner

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Examples

  • He laughed immoderately over the English words when he was told what they meant, and made Ste.

    Jason

  • They are immoderately fond of dancing, and indeed it is almost the only amusement they partake of: but even in this they discover great want of taste and elegance, and seldom appear with that gracefulness and ease, which these movements are so calculated to display.

    A Renegade History of the United States

  • Even though straight-line speed is not the most interesting thing about this vehicle, the answer is oh, yeah, immoderately so.

    Jeep's Great Big Beast of Solid Grace

  • As Tibetan Buddhists, we advocate temperance, which is not unconnected to the environment, since we do not consume anything immoderately.

    'My Spiritual Journey,' by The Dalai Lama

  • As Tibetan Buddhists, we advocate temperance, which is not unconnected to the environment, since we do not consume anything immoderately.

    'My Spiritual Journey,' by The Dalai Lama

  • The entire cast seems to be having an immoderately wonderful time as they carry off Rossini's vocal fireworks with gusto—tenor Javier Camarena as the Prince, baritone Riccardo Novaro as the valet Dandini, bass Carlos Chausson as Don Magnifico, the toe-dancing mezzo-soprano Jeannette Fischer as Clorinda and the superb mezzo-soprano Karine Deshayes as Angelina.

    'La Cenerentola' Sparkles on the Paris Stage

  • Ackman is tall, prematurely gray, and immoderately self-assured, the sort of winning figure who could be elected to the Senate one day, if the country ever decides to stop hating hedge-fund managers.

    Why I Fired My Broker

  • Seated in the sixth row, Ms. Groff, stylish and six months pregnant, was by intermission flush-faced and immoderately enthusiastic about the scene transitions in "Chinglish," which tells the story of an American businessman in China.

    The Language of Inspiration

  • As Tibetan Buddhists, we advocate temperance, which is not unconnected to the environment, since we do not consume anything immoderately.

    'My Spiritual Journey,' by The Dalai Lama

  • Even today, I cannot believe that he will never again make a comical face, or laugh immoderately at some joke, or racket about in his old facetious way.

    Excerpt: Girl in a Blue Dress by Gaynor Arnold

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