HyperDic: immoderate

English > 1 sense of the word immoderate:
ADJECTIVEallimmoderatebeyond reasonable limits
English > immoderate: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningBeyond reasonable limits.
Examples
  • "immoderate laughter"
  • "immoderate spending"
Attribute ofmoderation, moderatenessQuality of being moderate and avoiding extremes / extremes
NarrowerabnormalMuch greater than the normal
all-firedextreme / extreme
exaggerated, overdone, overstatedrepresented as greater than is true or reasonable / reasonable
excessive, inordinate, undue, unreasonableBeyond normal limits
exorbitant, extortionate, outrageous, steep, unconscionable, usuriousgreatly exceeding bounds of reason or moderation
extraordinary, over-the-top, sinfulFar more than usual / usual or expected
extremeFar beyond a norm in quantity or amount or degree
extremeBeyond a norm in views or actions
extremist, radical, ultra(used of opinions and actions) far beyond the norm
farBeyond a norm in opinion or actions
starkcomplete or extreme / extreme
See alsointemperateexcessive in behavior
intensePossessing or displaying a distinctive feature to a heightened degree
unreasonablenot reasonable
OppositemoderateWithin reasonable or average limits
Spanishdesmedido, desmesurado, inmoderado
Catalandesmesurat, immoderat
Nounsimmoderatenessthe quality of being excessive and lacking in moderation
Adverbsimmoderatelywithout moderation
immoderatelyto a degree that exceeds the bounds or reason or moderation

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