An example of exorbitant is the price of a dress that is too high as compared to similar dresses.
Exorbitant rent; exorbitant telephone bills.
Origin of exorbitant
- Middle English aberrant, flagrant from Old French excessive, extreme from Late Latin exorbitāns exorbitant- present participle of exorbitāre to deviate Latin ex- ex- Latin orbita path, track orbit
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition