Inordinate

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Definition

inordinate: excessive, disproportionate, unreasonable, extravagant, unrestrained
adjective
Pronunciation examples
UK: Fred drank an inordinate amount of wine and then drove home.
US: There was an inordinate delay in the installation of the new computer system.
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Examples

  • "I won't bore you with all the details, but I have discovered that there is an inordinate number of extra fees we are paying to the bank which are atypical for a corporation as large as ours."

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