immoderation immoderation

Definition(s):

  • (n) the quality of being excessive and lacking in moderation

Usage(s):

  1. Duff took love and drink in immoderation.
  2. The proximity to death and the immoderation of his pain emancipate him.
  3. A skilled administrator whose only immoderation is an implacable hatred of the Soviet Union, Teng was returned as party vice chairman.

Quotes

  • Bruton cautioned secularists to "beware of committing the same errors of immoderation, of the sort they justly condemn in churches in the past, in pursuit of their own cause today".
    on Nov 19, 2009 By: John Bruton Source: Irish Times

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