immoderacy

noun

im·​mod·​er·​a·​cy (ˌ)i(m)-ˈmä-d(ə-)rə-sē How to pronounce immoderacy (audio)
: lack of moderation

Examples of immoderacy in a Sentence

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

Word History

First Known Use

1682, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of immoderacy was in 1682

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Cite this Entry

“Immoderacy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/immoderacy. Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

Kids Definition

immoderacy

noun
im·​mod·​er·​a·​cy (ˈ)im-ˈ(m)äd-(ə-)rə-sē How to pronounce immoderacy (audio)
: the quality or state of being immoderate
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