Immoderate



[ih-mod-er-it] /ɪˈmɒd ər ɪt/

adjective
1.
not moderate; exceeding just or reasonable limits; excessive; extreme.
2.
Obsolete. .
3.
Obsolete. without bounds.
/ɪˈmɒdərɪt; ɪˈmɒdrɪt/
adjective
1.
lacking in moderation; excessive: immoderate demands
2.
(obsolete) venial; intemperate: immoderate habits
adj.

late 14c., from Latin immoderatus “boundless, immeasurable,” figuratively “unrestrained, excessive,” from assimilated form of in- “not, opposite of” (see in- (1)) + moderatus “restrained” (see moderate). Related: Immoderately.

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