inordinately inordinately  /ɪ ˈnɔr də nət li/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) extremely

Usage(s):

  1. What's most striking about this deal with eBay is how inordinately important GM's executives seem to think it is.
  2. But we're also hoping the con woman isn't too hard on the factory or its owner; it's Bateman's great gift to be able to make us inordinately fond of a rock-solid average guy.
  3. What's most striking about this deal with eBay is how inordinately important GM's executives seem to think it is.

News

  • Bud Wright: When fathers fail, kids (and their kids) pay the price

    A little change of pace for Father’s Day. I’m very concerned about the state of the American family. The late comedian and notorious misanthrope W.C. Fields was inordinately fond of saying that anyone who hated dogs and kids couldn’t be all bad.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Daily Advance

Quotes

  1. "Donovan's sin in the casino's eyes is not that he is inordinately lucky, it's that he's inordinately smart," Daniels said. "He has taught himself to count the cards as they are played, then constantly and quickly to calculate the odds on his...
    on May 25, 2010 By: Mitch Daniels Source: Chicago Tribune

  2. Merkel called the country's new fiscal programme an "inordinately important step" even as Greeks protested vehemently against it.
    on Mar 5, 2010 By: Angela Merkel Source: The Guardian

  3. "I think we need to look at how they are compensated and more importantly when. My understanding is that it takes an inordinately long time for the jurors to be compensated," Mr. Hylton said.
    on Jul 1, 2010 By: Anthony Hylton Source: Government of Jamaica, Jamaica Information Service

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