exorbitance


ex·or·bi·tance

noun \ig-ˈzr-bə-tən(t)s\

Definition of EXORBITANCE

1
:  an exorbitant action or procedure; especially :  excessive or gross deviation from rule, right, or propriety
2
:  the tendency or disposition to be exorbitant

Examples of EXORBITANCE

  1. <an exorbitance that seemed to have been brought about by a midlife crisis>

First Known Use of EXORBITANCE

1609

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