Ex*or"bi*tance (?), Ex*or"bi*tan*cy (?),, n.

A going out of or beyond the usual or due limit; hence, enormity; extravagance; gross deviation from rule, right, or propriety; as, the exorbitances of the tongue or of deportment; exorbitance of demands.

"a curb to your exorbitancies."

Dryden.

The lamentable exorbitances of their superstitions. Bp. Hall.

 

© Webster 1913.

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