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Wordnet 3.0


1. beyond normal limits;
- Example: "excessive charges"
- Example: "a book of inordinate length"
- Example: "his dress stops just short of undue elegance"
- Example: "unreasonable demands"
[syn: excessive, inordinate, undue, unreasonable]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Inordinate \In*or"di*nate\, a. [L. inordinatus disordered. See In- not, and Ordinate.] Not limited to rules prescribed, or to usual bounds; irregular; excessive; immoderate; as, an inordinate love of the world. "Inordinate desires." --Milton. "Inordinate vanity." --Burke. -- In*or"di*nate*ly, adv. -- In*or"di*nate*ness, n. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

inordinate adj 1: beyond normal limits; "excessive charges"; "a book of inordinate length"; "his dress stops just short of undue elegance"; "unreasonable demands" [syn: excessive, inordinate, undue, unreasonable]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

116 Moby Thesaurus words for "inordinate": a bit much, abandoned, aggrandized, amplified, ballyhooed, bibulous, bigoted, boundless, crapulent, crapulous, cutthroat, disproportionate, dizzy, egregious, enormous, exacting, exaggerated, excessive, exorbitant, extortionate, extra, extravagant, extreme, extremist, fabulous, fanatic, fancy, gigantic, gluttonous, gouging, grandiloquent, gratuitous, grossly overpriced, haggard, high, high-flown, hyperbolic, hypertrophied, immoderate, incontinent, indulgent, inflated, inflationary, intemperate, irrational, magnified, monstrous, out of bounds, out of sight, outrageous, overbig, overdeveloped, overdone, overdrawn, overemphasized, overemphatic, overenthusiastic, overestimated, overgreat, overgrown, overindulgent, overindulging, overlarge, overmuch, overpraised, overpriced, overreligious, oversold, overstated, overstressed, overweening, overwrought, overzealous, perfervid, preposterous, prodigal, profuse, prohibitive, puffed, rabid, self-indulgent, skyrocketing, spiraling, steep, stiff, stretched, supererogatory, superfluous, superlative, surplus, swinish, too much, touted, towering, ultrazealous, unbridled, uncalled-for, unconscionable, unconstrained, uncontrolled, undisciplined, undue, unfrugal, unlimited, unmeasurable, unmeasured, unreasonable, unrestrained, untempered, unthrifty, unwarranted, usurious, wanton, wild-eyed, wild-looking, zealotic