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exorbitant

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of exorbitant

  1. going beyond a normal or acceptable limit in degree or amount the cost of our stay was so exorbitant you would have thought that we had bought the hotel and not just spent a few nights there Synonyms of exorbitant baroque, devilish, excessive, extravagant, extreme, fancy, immoderate, inordinate, insane, intolerable, lavish, overdue, overextravagant, overmuch, overweening, plethoric, steep, stiff, towering, unconscionable, undue, unmercifulWords Related to exorbitant boundless, endless, immeasurable, infinite, limitless; unbearable, unjustifiable, unwarranted; improper, inappropriate, thick, unseemly; unrestrainedNear Antonyms of exorbitant deficient, inadequate, insufficient; minimal, minimumAntonyms of exorbitant middling, moderate, modest, reasonable, temperate

Synonym Discussion of exorbitant

excessive, immoderate, inordinate, extravagant, exorbitant, extreme mean going beyond a normal limit. excessive implies an amount or degree too great to be reasonable or acceptable.
    • excessive punishment
immoderate implies lack of desirable or necessary restraint.
    • immoderate spending
inordinate implies an exceeding of the limits dictated by reason or good judgment.
    • inordinate pride
extravagant implies an indifference to restraints imposed by truth, prudence, or good taste.
    • extravagant claims for the product
exorbitant implies a departure from accepted standards regarding amount or degree.
    • exorbitant prices
extreme may imply an approach to the farthest limit possible or conceivable but commonly means only to a notably high degree.
    • extreme shyness


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