exorbitance

[ ig-zawr-bi-tuh ns ]SEE DEFINITION OF exorbitance

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR EXORBITANCE

The intolerable oppression upon trade, from the exorbitance of wages and insolence of mariners, would be taken off.

All this is explicable by the exorbitance of the fees charged, about which there was much complaint.

As extravagance is excess in outlay, exorbitance is excess in demands, and especially in pecuniary demands upon others.

The treaty meets with difficulties in the ratification,—perhaps the exorbitance of the price may occasion them.

Unrea′son, lack of reason; Unrea′sonableness, the state or quality of being unreasonable: exorbitance.

It was borne upon them that this exorbitance, a strange incident in their own lives, was to these others a daily occurrence.

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