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Synonyms for inordinate

beyond normal limits

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If thou desirest to mount unto this height, thou must set out courageously, and lay the axe to the root, that thou mayest pluck up and destroy that hidden inordinate inclination to thyself, and unto all private and earthly good.
Then shall all vain imaginations, evil perturbations, and superfluous cares fly away; then shall immoderate fear leave thee, and inordinate love shall die."
And still the figure had no face by which he might know it; even in his dreams, it had no face, or one that baffled him and melted before his eyes; and thus it was that there sprang up and grew apace in the lawyer's mind a singularly strong, almost an inordinate, curiosity to behold the features of the real Mr.
I do not wish to discuss Heliogabalus, Macrinus, or Julian, who, being thoroughly contemptible, were quickly wiped out; but I will bring this discourse to a conclusion by saying that princes in our times have this difficulty of giving inordinate satisfaction to their soldiers in a far less degree, because, notwithstanding one has to give them some indulgence, that is soon done; none of these princes have armies that are veterans in the governance and administration of provinces, as were the armies of the Roman Empire; and whereas it was then more necessary to give satisfaction to the soldiers than to the people, it is now more necessary to all princes, except the Turk and the Soldan, to satisfy the people rather the soldiers, because the people are the more powerful.
Now, see: under those seven gables, at which we now look up, --and which old Colonel Pyncheon meant to be the house of his descendants, in prosperity and happiness, down to an epoch far beyond the present,--under that roof, through a portion of three centuries, there has been perpetual remorse of conscience, a constantly defeated hope, strife amongst kindred, various misery, a strange form of death, dark suspicion, unspeakable disgrace, --all, or most of which calamity I have the means of tracing to the old Puritan's inordinate desire to plant and endow a family.
His father had been our ambassador at Madrid when Isabella was young and Prim unthought of, but had retired from the diplomatic service in a capricious moment of annoyance on not being offered the Embassy at Paris, a post to which he considered that he was fully entitled by reason of his birth, his indolence, the good English of his dispatches, and his inordinate passion for pleasure.
I have wealth - great wealth I suppose I should say; an inordinate curiosity, a talent for intrigue.
The fourth division also denied the motion to dismiss the case filed by the principal accused, former mayor Orville Fua of Lazi, Siquijor, for inordinate delay in the investigation.
Fua and the others claimed that the inordinate delay in their case has caused them and their families much prejudice, since they have to contend with expenses and anxieties.
The cell will take care of different aspects of cases filed by overseas Pakistanis including inordinate delay in decisions, inability to pursue the cases from abroad and fraud regarding properties purchased by them.
Aurelio Umali has asked the Sandiganbayan to dismiss his graft and malversation charges due to inordinate delay.
With the signing if this agreement it is anticipated that the inordinate delay in the disposal of the said compensation cases could be avoided, so as to meet out justice expeditiously to the aggrieved parties, the Foreign Ministry said
Summary: Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], Jun 14 (ANI): All the 33 faculty members including the Director of Calcutta School of Tropical Medicine resigned on Friday citing "inordinate delay" in handling of the situation arising out of agitation in protest against the "brutal attack" on a junior doctor of NRS Medical College on June 10.
The cost of the said project in 2003 stood at $1 billion which has now swelled to $3 billion because of the inordinate delay during Musharraf regime.
The FPCCI Chief recalled that he, during the Finance Minister's Pre-Budget visit to FPCCI Head Office Karachi on January 12, 2019 and thereafter on his post budget visit to FPCCI Regional Office Lahore had stressed the need for an early clearance of back-log of refund claims and automatic payment within the stipulated time limit as the inordinate delay had made the exporters to suffer from liquidity crunch in meeting future export orders well in time.