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immoderate

Pronunciation: /ɪˈmɑːdərət; ɪˈmɒdərət/

Translation of immoderate in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 [quantity/demands/appetite] desmedido, desmesurado, inmoderado 1.2 [views] radical, extremista
    Example sentences
    • The focus on public perception was timely and uncommonly sensible, leading to immoderate yahooing in certain loungerooms.
    • It also contains an alkaloid called arecoline, which can usually due to excessive or immoderate use over a long period of time produce squamous cell carcinoma of the mouth, a form of skin cancer.
    • Remember the cause of this is blocking the qi of the spleen and stomach as a result of excessively cold or hot food and drink and immoderate and irregular eating habits.

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