The definition of exorbitant is something that is excessive or goes beyond reasonable.
An example of exorbitant is the price of a dress that is too high as compared to similar dresses.
going beyond what is reasonable, just, proper, usual, etc.; excessive; extravagant: said esp. of charges, prices, etc.
Origin of exorbitantMiddle English ; from Classical Latin exorbitans, present participle of exorbitare, to go out of the track ; from ex-, out + orbita, a track, orbit
Going beyond what is reasonable or customary, especially in cost or price: exorbitant rent; exorbitant telephone bills.
Origin of exorbitantMiddle English, aberrant, flagrant, from Old French, excessive, extreme, from Late Latin exorbitans, exorbitant-, present participle of exorbitare, to deviate : Latin ex-, ex- + Latin orbita, path, track; see orbit.
(comparative more exorbitant, superlative most exorbitant)