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1. Exceeding reasonable limits; immoderate. See Synonyms at excessive.
2. Archaic Not regulated; disorderly.
[Middle English inordinat, from Latin inōrdinātus, disordered : in-, not; see in-1 + ōrdinātus, past participle of ōrdināre, to set in order (from ōrdō, ōrdin-, order; see ar- in Indo-European roots).]
in·or′di·na·cy, in·or′di·nate·ness n.
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the quality of being immoderate, disordered, or without restraint or proportion. — inordinate, adj.See also: Size
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