inordinate

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin inordinatus (not arranged, disordered, irregular), from in- + ordinatus, past participle of ordinare (to arrange, order); see ordinate, order.

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inordinate (comparative more inordinate, superlative most inordinate)

  1. Excessive; unreasonable or inappropriate in magnitude; extreme.

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LatinEdit

AdjectiveEdit

inōrdināte

  1. vocative masculine singular of inōrdinātus

ReferencesEdit

  • inordinate”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • inordinate in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette