Definition of immoderate in English:

immoderate

Line breaks: im¦mod¦er|ate
Pronunciation: /ɪˈmɒd(ə)rət
 
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adjective

Derivatives

immoderately

adverb
More example sentences
  • The cumulative gain on capital over that time, with quite a respectable long term growth rate, particularly accelerated over recent centuries, has made me altogether immoderately rich.
  • When she talked, she spoke in husky tones and larded her remarks with double-entendres, and when I talked, she hung on my words and laughed immoderately at the faintest suggestion of wit in my remarks.
  • It was a moderately brave act of which I remain immoderately proud, as a just and deeply felt tribute to a truly great player.

Origin

late Middle English: from Latin immoderatus, from in- 'not' + moderatus 'reduced, controlled' (past participle of moderare).

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