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Even before the pandemic, women were doing what sociologists describe as the “second shift,” where they complete an inordinate amount of household and caregiving chores after they’ve finished their paid labor.

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In a commentary, the Fox News host, who has unleashed a steady stream of innuendo-laden vaccine skepticism in recent months, raised the idea that the vaccines may be linked to an inordinate number of deaths.

She’s reading four books simultaneously while watching, by her own admission, “an inordinate amount of television.”

Each case involves alleged sex trafficking of a minor — a crime that carries inordinate scorn relative to other crimes and even relative to its potential prison sentence.

If you have a pool, you probably spend an inordinate amount of time dreaming of this day all winter.

Jimmy Carter scolded Americans for their “inordinate fear of communism.”

Owl monkey offspring get an inordinate amount of care from their fathers.

The calories sustain guests who spend inordinate amounts of time outside, particularly at night, when the Northern Lights are out.

Then you will spend an inordinate amount of time figuring out how to cover your head up.

Facebook exerts an inordinate amount of control over your life.

But the inordinate and fortuitous gains from land are really only one example from a general class.

She slid into the silence with a technicality, asking if John still took his old inordinate amount of sugar.

The companies are declared to be impoverished by the taking of inordinate numbers of apprentices.

And was the empty purse supposed to be especially significant of an inordinate fondness for phonograph music—or what?

He fought back his despair, his jealousy, his inordinate fear.


On this page you'll find 72 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to inordinate, such as: disproportionate, dizzying, exorbitant, irrational, unconscionable, and undue.

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