Antonyms for inordinately

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He was not inordinately agnostic, or in the way of becoming so.

Do you know, my Gabrielle, I have discovered that Leonora is inordinately selfish?

He had invented the machine in question, and he was inordinately proud of it.

His father said he was a fool, and was inordinately fond of him nevertheless.

Food was inordinately dear, because a high tariff had been imposed on imports.

He was conceited, selfish, tyrannical, and inordinately lazy.

It makes me, in any situation, just inordinately and submissively see things.

Inordinately, I say, but only in the estimation of such as have no eye to the picturesque.

Then he explained his invention, of which he was inordinately proud.

I have never seen a human being so inordinately contented with the world.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "not ordered, lacking order or regularity," from Latin inordinatus "unordered, not arranged," from in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + ordinatus, past participle of ordinare "to set in order" (see order). Sense of "immoderate, excessive" is from notion of "not kept within orderly limits." Related: Inordinately; inordinateness.

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