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When a publisher spends an inordinate amount on an acquisition, it will do everything in its power to make that project a market success.
Anita Elberse

Meaning of "inordinate" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD INORDINATE

From Latin inordinātus disordered, from in-1 + ordināre to put in order.
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PRONUNCIATION OF INORDINATE

inordinate  [ɪnˈɔːdɪnɪt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF INORDINATE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Inordinate is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES INORDINATE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of inordinate in the English dictionary

The first definition of inordinate in the dictionary is exceeding normal limits; immoderate. Other definition of inordinate is unrestrained, as in behaviour or emotion; intemperate. Inordinate is also irregular or disordered.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH INORDINATE


acuminate
əˈkjuːmɪnɪt
binit
ˈbaɪnɪt
cabinet
ˈkæbɪnɪt
definite
ˈdɛfɪnɪt
determinate
dɪˈtɜːmɪnɪt
disordinate
dɪsˈɔːdɪnɪt
geminate
ˈdʒɛmɪnɪt
homogenate
hɒˈmɒdʒɪnɪt
incoordinate
ˌɪnkəʊˈɔːdɪnɪt
indefinite
ɪnˈdɛfɪnɪt
indeterminate
ˌɪndɪˈtɜːmɪnɪt
indiscriminate
ˌɪndɪˈskrɪmɪnɪt
infinite
ˈɪnfɪnɪt
insubordinate
ˌɪnsəˈbɔːdɪnɪt
minute
ˈmɪnɪt
obstinate
ˈɒbstɪnɪt
ordinate
ˈɔːdɪnɪt
subordinate
səˈbɔːdɪnɪt
superordinate
ˌsuːpərˈɔːdɪnɪt
up-to-the-minute
ˌʌptəðəˈmɪnɪt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE INORDINATE

inoperculate
inopinate
inopportune
inopportunely
inopportuneness
inopportunity
inorb
inordinacy
inordinately
inordinateness
inordination
inorg.
inorganic
inorganic chemistry
inorganically
inorganisation
inorganised
inorganization
inorganized
inornate

WORDS THAT END LIKE INORDINATE

aluminate
assassinate
contaminate
coordinate
discriminate
disseminate
dominate
donate
eliminate
fascinate
hallucinate
illuminate
indoctrinate
laminate
marinate
nominate
originate
predominate
ruminate
terminate
urinate

Synonyms and antonyms of inordinate in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «INORDINATE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «inordinate» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of inordinate

Translation of «inordinate» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF INORDINATE

Find out the translation of inordinate to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of inordinate from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «inordinate» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

极度的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

desmesurado
570 millions of speakers

English

inordinate
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

अत्यधिक
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مفرط
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

чрезмерная
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

desmesurado
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অতিরিক্ত
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

démesuré
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Luar biasa
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

ungeheuer
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

法外な
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

과도한
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Inordinate
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

không điều độ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மட்டுமீறிய
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अनिष्ट
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

aşırı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

eccessivo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

nadmierne
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

надмірна
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

exagerat
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

υπέρμετρη
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

buitensporige
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

omåttlig
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

dreven
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of inordinate

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «INORDINATE»

The term «inordinate» is regularly used and occupies the 66.883 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «INORDINATE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «inordinate» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «inordinate» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about inordinate

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10 QUOTES WITH «INORDINATE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word inordinate.
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Edgar Bronfman, Jr.
As my other obligations are beginning to take an inordinate amount of time, I have asked to step down as WMG's board chairman, effective January 31, 2012. However, I will remain a director of the company and in that way, continue my association with Warner Music and its extraordinary people.
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Carter Burwell
Death is always around the corner, but often our society gives it inordinate help.
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Charles Horton Cooley
The literature of the inner life is very largely a record of struggle with the inordinate passions of the social self.
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Anita Elberse
When a publisher spends an inordinate amount on an acquisition, it will do everything in its power to make that project a market success.
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Khaled Hosseini
I will say that there is an inordinate amount of medicine in my novels, especially the first one. There are a lot of medical things that happen. A hip fracture, three different kinds of lung cancer, pneumonia, blood poisoning, and so on.
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Margot Kidder
I remember laughing an inordinate amount of time. Setting up scenes that involve ooze coming out basements, or pigs' heads flying through windows is really fun. How could you not laugh?
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Grace Park
There's an inordinate amount of attention put on actors. Some people want to make their lives public, but that doesn't mean everybody does.
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John Raese
Every time you have a new tax, or every time you have to pay really an inordinate amount for a regulation, it's really stifling this country and really stifling American business.
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Anita Sarkeesian
As others have recently suggested, the term 'gamer' is no longer useful as an identity because games are for everyone. These days, even my mom spends an inordinate amount of time gaming on her iPad. So I'll take a cue from my younger self and say I don't care about being a 'gamer,' but I sure do love video games.
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Beverly Sills
Attachment to spiritual things is... just as much an attachment as inordinate love of anything else.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «INORDINATE»

Discover the use of inordinate in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to inordinate and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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An Inordinate Fondness for Beetles
Shows and describes the characteristics of beetles.
Arthur V. Evans, C. L. Bellamy, 2000
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An Inordinate Fondness for Beetles
This book follows the Victorian-era explorations of Alfred Russel Wallace throughout Indonesia, Indonesia, Malaysia.
Paul Spencer Sochaczewski, 2012
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The inordinate eye: New World Baroque and Latin American fiction
The Inordinate Eye traces the relations of Latin American painting, sculpture, architecture, and literature—the stories they tell each other and the ways in which their creators saw the world and their place in it.
Lois Parkinson Zamora, 2006
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English Synonyms Explained, in Alphabetical Order: With ...
IRREGULAR, DISORDERLY, INORDINATE, INTEMPERATE. IRREGULAR, that is literally not regular, marks merely the absence of a good quality : DISORDERLY, that is literally out of order, marks the presence of a positively bad quality.
George Crabb, 1818
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The Churchman's monthly review
A. Pride is an inordinate love and esteem of our own worth or excellence. " Q. What is covctouBness ? "A Covetousness is an inordinate desire of wealth. " Q. What is lust ? " A. Lust is an inordinate desire of carnal pleasure. "Q. What is anger?
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An Inordinate Fondness for Chocolate
With more than 150 delectable recipes from around the world, this book will transport chocolate lovers to the milky way!
McRae Books, 2008
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Vengeance in Medieval Europe: A Reader
First, i think, we should discuss whether an attacking enemy or an ambushing murderer can be killed without any inordinate desire, for the sake of preserving one's life, liberty, or chastity. evodius: How can i think that people are without ...
Daniel Lord Smail, Kelly Gibson, 2009
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Inordinate Affection!, Or, What Happened to Eden?
The Bible taught about Satan, spiritual warfare, and putting on the armor of God. But I found that hand to hand combat was quite different than war college!
Sam Allen Aston, 2008
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Justice: Rights and Wrongs
AVOIDING INORDINATE LOVE Augustine regularly calls attention to a certain way of loving one's neighbor that is to be avoided. Though he never settles on a preferred terminology for describing that way, the core idea is that we are to avoid  ...
Nicholas Wolterstorff, 2010
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Alhacen's Theory of Visual Perception: A Critical Edition, ...
[7.43] Hence, on the basis of this similarity there arises an error in the judgment of texture in the painting because of the inordinate distance in relation to the object that is painted. For the smoothness of a painting cannot be perceived unless it ...
Alhazen, A. Mark Smith, 2001

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «INORDINATE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term inordinate is used in the context of the following news items.
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Airport security 'an inordinate draw' on garda resources - The Clare …
“There is an inordinate draw on our resources that could be used more favourably on crime detection and prevention,” he said. However, the ... «Clare Champion, Jul 15»
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Gold medalist swimmer Allison Schmitt fighting through depression
“They spend an inordinate amount of time and energy focused on a singular goal,” he says. “And then we don't support them in the next thing, ... «Detroit Free Press, Jul 15»
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Nerfing Gjallarhorn And Thorn Is The Exact Wrong Move For …
So if the problem was that players spent an inordinate amount of time with a few overpowered guns, the solution is to give us more ... «Forbes, Jul 15»
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Despite hurdles, sheriff confident in results of Stony Creek crash probe
... uncooperative witnesses and social-media fueled speculation -– speculation that resulted in investigators spending an inordinate amount of ... «The Macomb Daily, Jul 15»
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Johann Sebastian Bach: Leading soloists on the mastery and …
In a brilliant early-1960s talk for Canadian TV, Gould said that all music since Bach's time had lost "that inordinate state of ecstasy that ... «The Independent, Jul 15»
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Frontier markets with a positive story can reward the specialist - FT …
This value approach means they spend an inordinate amount of time hunting down bargain stocks in unloved markets where the balance sheet ... «Financial Times, Jul 15»
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In search of what exactly defines the “gay voice” - Quartz
Interviewed for the documentary, Toronto researcher Smyth recalls spending an inordinate amount of time listening to his mother's gossipy ... «Quartz, Jul 15»
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Our Ruinously Expensive Criminal Justice System - Matt Vespa
Regarding child welfare, Booker noted that we have an inordinate number of children suffering due to our incarceration rates. Concerning the ... «Town Hall, Jul 15»
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Despite injuries, Nats feel good heading into second half | Comcast …
That is despite an inordinate amount of injuries up and down their roster that began in spring training and persist as the team gets set to begin ... «Comcast SportsNet Washington, Jul 15»
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#IfIDieInPoliceCustody Should Break Your Heart and Make You Angry
Taxpayers invest an inordinate amount of money in prisons. According to a Vera Institute of Justice survey, the average cost per inmate for ... «Mic, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Inordinate [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/inordinate>. Dec 2019 ».
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