exorbitantly exorbitantly


  • (adv) to an exorbitant degree



  1. Kindergarten tuition is $27,300; it's not the costliest of Manhattan's exorbitantly priced private elementary schools, but it's up there.
  2. Since then, O Lam Myit, like everyone else in his village, has not been able to travel without applying for an exorbitantly priced permit.
  3. His was a speech that could only have been delivered by a member of our exorbitantly messianic generation.


  • Cost of cancer drugs is astronomical

    Recent years have seen the introduction of several miracle cancer drugs. According to the New York Times, more than 100 cancer doctors worldwide are protesting the exorbitantly high prices of cancer drugs.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Zanesville Times Recorder


  1. WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says the root of the economic crisis has been banks taking "exorbitantly wild risks" with other people's money.
    on Feb 9, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: KSWT-TV

  2. "I get a lot of pleasure out of making shows," MacFarlane said. "It's a bonus to be getting paid well for it, and it's a double bonus to be getting paid exorbitantly for it."
    on May 5, 2008 By: Seth MacFarlane Source: Reuters

  3. "We should not need an overpaid receiver and ...... exorbitantly paid staff to tell us we need to act," said Assemblyman Todd Spitzer, R-Orange, chairman of the Select Committee on Prison Construction and Operations.
    on Jan 18, 2007 By: Todd Spitzer Source: San Jose Mercury News

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