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immoderate

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of immoderate

  1. going beyond a normal or acceptable limit in degree or amount the young widow remarried with what was regarded as immoderate haste by most observers Synonyms of immoderate baroque, devilish, exorbitant, extravagant, extreme, fancy, excessive, inordinate, insane, intolerable, lavish, overdue, overextravagant, overmuch, overweening, plethoric, steep, stiff, towering, unconscionable, undue, unmercifulWords Related to immoderate boundless, endless, immeasurable, infinite, limitless; unbearable, unjustifiable, unwarranted; improper, inappropriate, thick, unseemly; unrestrainedNear Antonyms of immoderate deficient, inadequate, insufficient; minimal, minimumAntonyms of immoderate middling, moderate, modest, reasonable, temperate

Synonym Discussion of immoderate

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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