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immoderacy

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noun im·mod·er·a·cy \(ˌ)i(m)-ˈmä-d(ə-)rə-sē\

Definition of immoderacy

  1. :  lack of moderation



Examples of immoderacy in a sentence

  1. <the same immoderacy that caused him to become a drug addict later impelled him to embrace religious fanaticism>



1682

First Known Use of immoderacy

1682


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