Inordinacy In*or"di*na*cy, n. The state or quality of being inordinate; excessiveness; immoderateness; as, the inordinacy of love or desire. --Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster]

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  • inordinacy — index exaggeration, redundancy Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • inordinacy — See inordinate. * * * …   Universalium

  • inordinacy — in·or·di·na·cy …   English syllables

  • inordinacy — ə̇ˈnȯ(r)dənəsē noun ( es) Etymology: inordinate + cy archaic : the quality, state, or an instance of being inordinate …   Useful english dictionary

  • Inordination — In*or di*na tion, n. [L. inordinatio.] Deviation from custom, rule, or right; irregularity; inordinacy. [Obs.] South. [1913 Webster] Every inordination of religion that is not in defect, is properly called superstition. Jer. Taylor. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • inordinately — See inordinacy. * * * …   Universalium

  • inordinateness — See inordinacy. * * * …   Universalium

  • redundancy — I noun duplication, excess, excessiveness, immoderation, inordinacy, inordinate amount, needlessness, nimiety, overplus, oversupply, pleonasm, recurrence, redundance, redundantia, reiteration, repetition, restatement, retelling, superabundance,… …   Law dictionary

  • exaggeration — I noun addition, aggrandizement, augmentation, boast, brag, caricature, disproportion, distortion, embellishment, embroidery, enlargement, excess, excessiveness, exorbitance, exorbitancy, expansion, extravagance, extravagant statement, extremes,… …   Law dictionary

  • abandon — Synonyms and related words: abandonment, abjection, abjure, abort, abscond, acknowledge defeat, ardency, ardor, back out, beat a retreat, beg a truce, beg off, belay, boundlessness, bow out, break the habit, brush aside, brush off, cancel,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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