exorbitance

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noun ex·or·bi·tance \ig-ˈzȯr-bə-tən(t)s\

Definition of exorbitance

  1. 1 :  an exorbitant action or procedure; especially :  excessive or gross deviation from rule, right, or propriety

  2. 2 :  the tendency or disposition to be exorbitant

Examples of exorbitance in a sentence

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

1609

First Known Use of exorbitance

1609


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