[ UK /ɪmˈɒdəɹət/ ]
  1. beyond reasonable limits
    immoderate laughter
    immoderate spending
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How To Use immoderate In A Sentence

  • He rebukes himself for his abandonment to 'the worst voluptuousness, which is an hydroptic, immoderate desire of human learning and languages.' Figures of Several Centuries
  • When their controls proved unavailing, and the charges failed to meet their exacting code of conduct, they could be seen meting out punishments that were also immoderate, disproportionate to the supposed offense.
  • And even if there were such a thing as "moderate" Talibans and we made a deal with them, where would that leave us with the "immoderate" Taliban that would not attorn to the deal. Latest Articles
  • The only subjects on which I would very much identify as immoderate are the Constitution and abortion, but I don't accept those are partisan issues as explained in comments passim ad nauseum, and even there, I don't feel I'm so extreme as to be unreasonable. "Ann Althouse Defends Scott Turow's Honor."
  • A buffet-style dinner would rarely be my first choice since I don't always have a good appetite and think immoderate eating and drinking is unhealthy.
  • It is not only that they show little of Donne's subtlety of mind or 'hydroptic, immoderate thirst of human learning', but they want, what gives its interest to this subtle and fantastic misapplication of learning, —the complexity of mood, the range of personal feeling which lends such fullness of life to Donne's strange and troubled poetry. Introduction. Grierson, Herbert J.C
  • Also, one step in"Step Algorithm", which takes off one unit of bandwidth away from the virtual path with lowest CBP in the whole network, is explained to be immoderate.
  • In my view, this virtually guaranteed the result - and the leap from that to the headline seems immoderate, to say the least.
  • That hardly qualifies as an irrational act of an immoderate president.
  • Now Collins defines the word as grossly offensive, violent or unrestrained behaviour, or extravagant or immoderate.
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