Nimious Nim"i*ous, a. [L. nimius.] Excessive; extravagant; inordinate. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

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  • nimious — index inordinate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • nimious — ˈnimēəs adjective Etymology: Middle English nymyos, from Latin nimius : excessive, extravagant the author … is never nimious; there is nothing in excess Sydney Smith …   Useful english dictionary

  • nimious — nim·i·ous …   English syllables

  • inordinate — I adjective crammed, exaggerated, exceeding, excessive, exorbitant, extortionate, extraordinary, extravagant, extreme, fanatical, gluttonous, great, immoderate, immoderatus, immodicus, inabstinent, intemperate, lavish, monstrous, needless,… …   Law dictionary

  • nim|i|ous — «NIHM ee uhs», adjective. overmuch; excessive: »Nimious state interference is…an evil thing (Scotsman). ╂[< Latin nimius (with English ous]; see etym. under nimiety (Cf. ↑nimiety)] …   Useful english dictionary

  • nymyos — obs. f. nimious a …   Useful english dictionary

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