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English definition of “inordinate”

inordinate

adjective uk   /ɪˈnɔː.dɪ.nət/ us    /ˌɪnˈɔːr-/ formal
much more than usual or expected: Margot has always spent an inordinate amount of time on her appearance.EnormousBig and quite big
inordinately
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
She was inordinately fond of her pets.EnormousBig and quite big
(Definition of inordinate from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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