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Synonyms for inordinate

beyond normal limits

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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.
I have wealth - great wealth I suppose I should say; an inordinate curiosity, a talent for intrigue.
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.
The higher authorities have taken stringent notice of the inordinate delay in collection of power supply bills from consumers much less against the fixed target especially from defaulters in commercial, industrial and domestic sectors.
ISLAMABAD -- Spokesperson of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has categorically rejected reports regarding differences within Sharif family on certain issues saying that it could be an inordinate desire of the opponents which will never be fulfilled.
It pains us to dismiss cases because of inordinate delay,' Dela Cruz said in his speech during a symposium on the best practices on anti-corruption held at Novotel Manila in Cubao.
Thiruvananthapuram: A protest by cargo truck owners against the inordinate delay in clearing cargo at the Walayar check post near Palakkad in Kerala has affected cargo movement into the state.
Obviously it is a position that is important, but it seems an inordinate sum.
INORDINATE DELAYS: The CAG sought a review of the Mumbai International Airport Limited (MIAL) development project as its cost doubled due to inordinate delays.
We often hear from the pulpit today that material things offer no barrier to salvation as long as we do not hold an inordinate desire for them.
BEING a father-of-four I spent an inordinate amount of my time and an even more inordinate part of my wage supermarket shopping.
When inordinate foreign savings is driving events, a.