[in-awr-dn-it] /ɪnˈɔr dn ɪt/
not within proper or reasonable limits; immoderate; excessive:
He drank an inordinate amount of wine.
unrestrained in conduct, feelings, etc.:
an inordinate admirer of beauty.
not regulated; irregular:
exceeding normal limits; immoderate
unrestrained, as in behaviour or emotion; intemperate
irregular or disordered
late 14c., “not ordered, lacking order or regularity,” from Latin inordinatus “unordered, not arranged,” from in- “not, opposite of” (see in- (1)) + ordinatus, past participle of ordinare “to set in order” (see order). Sense of “immoderate, excessive” is from notion of “not kept within orderly limits.” Related: Inordinately; inordinateness.
1. . abbreviation 1. inorganic inorganic
[in-awr-gan-ik] /ˌɪn ɔrˈgæn ɪk/ adjective 1. not having the structure or organization characteristic of living bodies. 2. not characterized by vital processes. 3. Chemistry. noting or pertaining to compounds that are not hydrocarbons or their derivatives. Compare (def 1). 4. not fundamental or related; extraneous. /ˌɪnɔːˈɡænɪk/ adjective 1. not having the structure or characteristics of […]
- Inorganic acid
inorganic acid n. Any of various acids that do not contain carbon atoms.
noun 1. the branch of chemistry dealing with inorganic compounds. noun 1. the branch of chemistry concerned with the elements and all their compounds except those containing carbon. Some simple carbon compounds, such as oxides, carbonates, etc, are treated as inorganic Compare organic chemistry inorganic chemistry n. The chemistry of compounds not containing carbon. inorganic […]