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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.
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Noun1.immoderation - 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
moderation, moderateness - quality of being moderate and avoiding extremes
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LAHORE -- Pakistan Muslim League (PML) senior central leader and former Deputy Prime Minister Ch Parvez Elahi has said that Shehbaz Sharif is committing immoderation and oppression with the doctors which is making patients more miserable.
90) He writes, "This is the height of virtue, to correct immoderation moderately.
If the ancients were immoderate in their moderation, the moderns were not moderate enough in their immoderation (Rosen, 1989, p.
The immoderation on part of the US becomes clearly evident in the JASTA, an over-legislation which is not legitimate and contravenes international conventions agreed upon among the countries of the world.
We see the ingrained vices of the characters, especially cowardice and immoderation, dictate their initial bad choices.
narrative of the mutinies attests the violence and immoderation of the
Immoderation and extremism's trend is despised religiously and by mind; and when it creeps in the body of the Islamic nation, it spoils its cohesion, future and image in the world, and there is no way to get rid of this scourge except by eradicating it firmly with the unity of Muslims for eliminating this epidemic.
I think that the major part of an artwork rests on the presence of a foreign body, which is a crossover of immoderation, discrepancy and poetry.
In addition, these works had the common understanding that women were transgressive by nature and they needed guidance to overcome their immoderation.
In this regard, mythemes also refer to the Faust myth, which was an update of various myths, including the Prometheus myth and others like Daedalus and Icarus, myths expressing the risks of the immoderation (hubris) of man in relation to knowledge and technology.
It's the responsibility of all to raise our voices high against extremism and immoderation, against violence and terrorism," he said.