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im·mod·er·ate

 (ĭ-mŏd′ər-ĭt)
adj.
Exceeding normal or appropriate bounds; inordinate: immoderate spending; immoderate laughter. See Synonyms at excessive.

[Middle English, from Latin immoderātus : in-, not; see in-1 + moderātus, past participle of moderārī, to moderate; see med- in Indo-European roots.]

im·mod′er·ate·ly adv.
im·mod′er·a′tion n.

immoderate

(ɪˈmɒdərɪt; ɪˈmɒdrɪt)
adj
1. lacking in moderation; excessive: immoderate demands.
2. obsolete venial; intemperate: immoderate habits.
imˈmoderately adv
imˌmoderˈation, imˈmoderateness n

im•mod•er•ate

(ɪˈmɒd ər ɪt)

adj.
exceeding just or reasonable limits; excessive.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin]
im•mod′er•a•cy, n.
im•mod′er•ate•ly, adv.
im•mod′er•ate•ness, n.
im•mod`er•a′tion, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.immoderate - beyond reasonable limits; "immoderate laughter"; "immoderate spending"
intense - possessing or displaying a distinctive feature to a heightened degree; "intense heat"; "intense anxiety"; "intense desire"; "intense emotion"; "the skunk's intense acrid odor"; "intense pain"; "enemy fire was intense"
unreasonable - not reasonable; not showing good judgment
intemperate - excessive in behavior; "intemperate rage"
moderate - being within reasonable or average limits; not excessive or extreme; "moderate prices"; "a moderate income"; "a moderate fine"; "moderate demands"; "a moderate estimate"; "a moderate eater"; "moderate success"; "a kitchen of moderate size"; "the X-ray showed moderate enlargement of the heart"

immoderate

immoderate

adjective
Exceeding a normal or reasonable limit:
Translations

immoderate

[ɪˈmɒdərɪt] ADJ [opinion, reaction] → desmesurado; [demand] → excesivo, inmoderado; [person] → extremista, radical
with immoderate haste (frm) → con excesiva or desmesurada celeridad (frm)

immoderate

[ɪˈmɒdərət] adj [amount, number] → démesuré(e)

immoderate

adj desireübermäßig, unmäßig; viewsübertrieben, extrem; personextrem

immoderate

[ɪˈmɒdrɪt] adj (person) → smodato/a, sregolato/a; (opinion, reaction, demand) → eccessivo/a

immoderate

a. inmoderado-a, sin moderación.
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All these immoderations result from either the fact that emotions are not regulated by rationality or the fact that the subjects fail to make correct judgment.
The mad exuberance, the chromatic immoderations of some of his abstractions enact this criticism through excess; the monochromes, the glass panels, and especially the poor, blurred, hopeless images of a number of his works taken from photographs function as criticism by default.