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ADJECTIVE (1)

1. greatly exceeding bounds of reason or moderation;
- Example: "exorbitant rent"
- Example: "extortionate prices"
- Example: "spends an outrageous amount on entertainment"
- Example: "usurious interest rate"
- Example: "unconscionable spending"
[syn: exorbitant, extortionate, outrageous, steep, unconscionable, usurious]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Extortionate \Ex*tor"tion*ate\, a. Characterized by extortion; oppressive; hard. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

extortionate adj 1: greatly exceeding bounds of reason or moderation; "exorbitant rent"; "extortionate prices"; "spends an outrageous amount on entertainment"; "usurious interest rate"; "unconscionable spending" [syn: exorbitant, extortionate, outrageous, steep, unconscionable, usurious]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

67 Moby Thesaurus words for "extortionate": all-devouring, all-engulfing, arousing, bloodsucking, clamant, clamorous, crying, cutthroat, demanding, draining, educible, eductive, elicitory, eradicative, evocative, exacting, exactive, excessive, exigent, exorbitant, extortionary, extortive, extractive, extravagant, fancy, gouging, grabby, grasping, grossly overpriced, immoderate, importunate, inflationary, inordinate, insistent, instant, loud, lupine, out of bounds, out of sight, outrageous, overpriced, parasitic, persistent, pertinacious, predacious, predatory, preposterous, pressing, prohibitive, rapacious, raptorial, ravening, ravenous, sharkish, skyrocketing, spiraling, taxing, unconscionable, undue, unreasonable, unwarranted, uprooting, urgent, usurious, vulturine, vulturous, wolfish