immoderacy

noun
im·​mod·​er·​a·​cy | \ (ˌ)i(m)-ˈmä-d(ə-)rə-sē How to pronounce immoderacy (audio) \

Definition of immoderacy

: lack of moderation

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Examples of immoderacy in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of immoderacy

1682, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of immoderacy was in 1682

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“Immoderacy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/immoderacy. Accessed 2 Jul. 2020.

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