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Definitions of exorbitant

  1. greatly exceeding bounds of reason or moderation; "exorbitant rent"; "extortionate prices"; "spends an outrageous amount on entertainment"; "usorious interest rate"; "unconscionable spending" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. Departing from an orbit or usual track; hence, deviating from the usual or due course; going beyond the appointed rules or established limits of right or propriety; excessive; extravagant; enormous; inordinate; as, exorbitant appetites and passions; exorbitant charges, demands, or claims. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. Not comprehended in a settled rule or method; anomalous. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Excessive. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  5. Exorbitantly. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  6. Going beyond the usual limits: excessive. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. Excessive; excessive; extravagant. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  8. Exorbitance. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  9. Excessive, as a price or charge; extravagant. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  10. Exceeding due bounds; not under any rule. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  11. Deviating from the usual course; unreasonable; enormous; excessive. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  12. egz-or'bi-tant, adj. going beyond the usual limits: excessive.--ns. EXOR'BITANCE, EXOR'BITANCY, extravagance: enormity.--adv. EXOR'BITANTLY.--v.i. EXOR'BIT[=A]TE, to stray. [L. exorbitans, -antis, pr.p. of exorbit[=a]re--ex, out of, orbita, a track--orbis, a circle.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  13. Grossly excessive (of price, demand, ambition, person). Hence exorbitance n., exorbitantly adv. [Latin] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  14. Enormous, beyond due proportion, excessive. Complete Dictionary
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