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  • adv. In an immoderate manner.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In an immoderate manner; excessively.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In an immoderate degree; excessively; unreasonably.

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

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


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


  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • I just shouted immoderately at the JWs and ordered them never to call again, but at least they were only on our doorsteps.

    Dragged back to the dark ages | Michele Hanson

  • Yesterday morning, whilst killing time before leaving for Heathrow, I popped into the Wallace Collection, and for three quarters of an hour immoderately ogled their amazing Sèvres — at least several pieces of which are identical to models in the royal collection.



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