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Definition of "immoderate" []

  • Exceeding normal or appropriate bounds; extreme: immoderate spending; immoderate laughter. See Synonyms at excessive. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "immoderate" in a sentence
  • "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."
  • "GOLDBERG: But that said, you know, the reason why Gephardt is trying sound so reasonable and moderate on this is because he's trying do something that is unreasonable and immoderate, which is repeal the law of the land, which a lot of Democrats passed, which -- and claimed that these tax cuts somehow have created this deficit, which the CBO just reported it didn't ..."
  • "But surely three glasses of draught beer in a day could not be called immoderate?"