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exorbitant

ex·or·bi·tant

exorbitant

 
 
pronunciation:
ihg zor b tihnt
features:
Word Combinations (adjective), Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition: exceeding the bounds of what is reasonable, fair, or proper; immoderate.
The lawyer charged an exorbitant fee for his services.She seemed to be wearing an exorbitant amount of make-up for such a solemn occasion.
synonyms:
excessive, extravagant, immoderate, inordinate, unreasonable
antonyms:
reasonable
similar words:
expensive, extreme, high, outrageous, steep, unconscionable, undue
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derivation: exorbitantly (adv.)
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