In*or"di*nate (?), a. [L. inordinatus disordered. See In- not, and Ordinate.]

Not limited to rules prescribed, or to usual bounds; irregular; excessive; immoderate; as, an inordinate love of the world.

"Inordinate desires." Milton. "Inordinate vanity." Burke.

-- In*or"di*nate*ly, adv. -- In*or"di*nate*ness, n.

 

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