Definition of Exorbitance

1. Noun. Excessive excess.

Exact synonyms: Outrageousness
Generic synonyms: Excess, Excessiveness, Inordinateness
Derivative terms: Exorbitant, Outrageous



Definition of Exorbitance

1. n. A going out of or beyond the usual or due limit; hence, enormity; extravagance; gross deviation from rule, right, or propriety; as, the exorbitances of the tongue or of deportment; exorbitance of demands.

Definition of Exorbitance

1. Noun. The state or characteristic of being exorbitant. ¹

2. Noun. A large excess. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Exorbitance

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Exorbitance

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exorbitance (current term)
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Literary usage of Exorbitance

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1. Over-population, and Its Remedy: Or, An Inquiry Into the Extent and Causes by William Thomas Thornton (1846)
"exorbitance of Rents. — Want of Leases. — Profit experienced from the liberal Application of Labour to Agriculture. — Baselessness of Prejudices against ..."

2. Social Life at the English Universities in the Eighteenth Century by Christopher Wordsworth (1874)
"In very early times it had been found necessary to devise expedients for the defence of scholars against the exorbitance and oppression of the town's people ..."

3. The Life of Edward, Earl of Clarendon: In which is Included a Continuation by Edward Hyde Clarendon (1827)
"... 1667. trol the exorbitance of that. And upon this argument, with his private friends, he was more passionate than in any other. ..."

4. Sound Currency, 1895-1896: A Compendium of Accurate and Timely Information by Reform Club, New York, Reform Club (New York, N.Y.) (1896)
"Economy in guaranty, not exorbitance, is the legitimate principle. An excess of guaranty also carries the unwholesome consequence of lessening the ..."

5. Two Summers in Norway by William Bilton (1840)
"... be no reason to complain of the exorbitance of this list of prices. He must not, however, think that he can readily obtain every one of the above ..."

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