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immoderation

[ih-mod-uh-rey-shuh n] /ɪˌmɒd əˈreɪ ʃən/
noun
1.
lack of moderation.
Origin of immoderation
1535-1545
1535-45; < Latin immoderātiōn- (stem of immoderātiō). See im-2, moderation
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  • I am making strenuous efforts to speak with immoderation of an "infallible institution."

    The Story of Joan of Arc M. M. Mangasarian
  • Just eating him alone was eating pickled oysters in immoderation.

    The Idiot at Home John Kendrick Bangs
  • In addition to the immoderation characterizing our life, how much have the fruits themselves lost in excellence?

  • She stopped her horse and laughed with the immoderation of a boy.

    Hope Hathaway Frances Parker
  • But here it was done everywhere and at all hours and in all degrees of immoderation and vulgarity.

    Children of the Market Place Edgar Lee Masters
  • This immoderation of her clothes, the fright she was in—so nervous at first that she could hardly stand—became her very ill.

  • To-day, for him who hath eyes to see, the marks of a like immoderation are upon our generation also.

    A Man's Value to Society Newell Dwight Hillis
  • The instant impulse did not permit himself to argue the immoderation of his care of her.

    The City of Delight Elizabeth Miller
Word Origin and History for immoderation
n.

early 15c., from Latin immoderationem (nominative immoderatio) "want of moderation, excess," from immoderatus (see immoderate).

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