Im*mod"er*ate (?), a. [L. immoderatus; pref. im- not + moderatus moderate. See Moderate.]

Not moderate; exceeding just or usual and suitable bounds; excessive; extravagant; unreasonable; as, immoderate demands; immoderate grief; immoderate laughter.

So every scope by the immoderate use Turns to restraint. Shak.

Syn. -- Excessive; exorbitant; unreasonable; extravagant; intemperate; inordinate.

 

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