Definition of inordinate adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ɪnˈɔːdɪnət//
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈɔːrdɪnət//
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far more than is usual or expected synonym excessive They spent an inordinate amount of time and money on the production. The strike has led to inordinate delays. Word Originlate Middle English: from Latin inordinatus, from in- ‘not’ + ordinatus ‘arranged, set in order’ (past participle of ordinare).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: inordinate