Exceeding normal or appropriate bounds; inordinate.
Immoderate spending; immoderate laughter.
Not moderate; without restraint; unreasonable, excessive, etc.
Origin of immoderate
Middle English from Latin immoderātusin-notin–1moderātuspast participle ofmoderārīto moderatemed- in Indo-European roots
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Immoderate Sentence Examples
It was recognized that the inheritance of future generations was being recklessly sacrificed to satisfy the immoderate desire for profit.
That local taxation as a whole, though susceptible of some redistribution, is neither immoderate nor burdensome.
Leo's lively interest in art and literature, to say nothing of his natural liberality, his nepotism, his political ambitions and necessities, and his immoderate personal luxury, exhausted within two years the hard savings of Julius II., and precipitated a financial crisis from which he never emerged and which was a direct cause of most of the calamities of his pontificate.
A desultory sequence of ideas, an excessive vagueness and indirectness of expression, a peculiar and abnormal latinity, a constant tendency to exaggeration, and an immoderate indulgence in learned and literary allusions - all these are obstacles lying in the way of a study of Propertius.
Cursed with such immoderate fluency Lydgate could not sustain himself at the highest level of artistic excellence; and, though imbued with a sense of the essentials of poetry, and eager to prove himself in its various manifestations, he stinted himself of the self-discipline necessary to perfection of form.