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From Middle English inmoderat, immoderate, from Latin immoderātus.

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immoderate (comparative more immoderate, superlative most immoderate)

  1. Not moderate; excessive.
    • 2023 March 21, Ian Bogost, “Is This the Singularity for Standardized Tests?”, in The Atlantic[1]:
      Many of the initial responses to GPT-4’s exam prowess were predictably immoderate: AI can keep up with human lawyers, or apply to Stanford, or make “education” useless.

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  1. vocative masculine singular of immoderātus

References edit

  • immoderate”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • immoderate”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • immoderate in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette