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Noun1.immoderateness - the quality of being excessive and lacking in moderation
degree, level, grade - a position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality; "a moderate grade of intelligence"; "a high level of care is required"; "it is all a matter of degree"
excessiveness, inordinateness, excess - immoderation as a consequence of going beyond sufficient or permitted limits
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This ritual introduces the Lenten period after the carnival time of immoderateness and hedonism.
De Maistre's immoderate side turns out to be as real as his moderate one: it's the immoderateness of all passionate devotion, of love building the ramparts or planning the rescue of the hostages.
Likewise, Iwanova's feelings for Alexander in their excessiveness and immoderateness, qualities that, Luhmann argues, in an earlier time had been indexical for passionate love, are now reinterpreted as not-love.