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exorbitantly

[ ig-zawr-bi-tuhnt ]SEE DEFINITION OF exorbitantly
  • as intoo
  • as inextremely

Synonyms for exorbitantly

  • awfully
  • ever
  • exceptionally
  • extremely
  • highly
  • immensely
  • overly
  • remarkably
  • unduly
  • very
  • beyond
  • greatly
  • immoderately
  • in excess
  • inordinately
  • notably
  • over
  • over and above
  • overmuch
  • strikingly
  • unconscionably
  • unreasonably
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Antonyms for exorbitantly

  • little
  • moderately
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR EXORBITANTLY

Fay was not exorbitantly extravagant; but then the duke was not exorbitantly rich.

House-rent is exorbitantly high; the keep of a horse often costs, owing to the want of forage, from two to three dollars a-day.

They have raised their prices so exorbitantly that the poor complain that it is becoming impossible for them even to die.

He denounces these merchants, who stood there over-reaching in their bargains and exorbitantly outrageous in their charges.

Cartmen charged wildly and exorbitantly—some having to pay as high as fifty dollars to have carted away a cartload of stuff.

This process seriously weakens the combat readiness of our armed forces and is exorbitantly expensive.

Food as well as clothing is exorbitantly dear, the only cheap articles of consumption being bread and French wines.

That was the proper chord to touch; but the ransom-money asked was exorbitantly large.

Wheat was scarce, the price of provisions was exorbitantly high, and yet the law was striving to diminish wages.

The little fresh provision that finds its way into the town is exorbitantly dear.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., a legal term, "deviating from rule or principle, eccentric;" from Latin exorbitantem (nominative exorbitans), present participle of exorbitare "deviate, go out of the track," from ex- "out of" (see ex-) + orbita "wheel track" (see orb). Sense of "excessive, immoderate" is from 1620s; of prices, rates, etc., from 1660s. Related: Exorbitantly.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR EXORBITANTLY

extremely

adverbgreatly, intensely
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