noun Date: 1682 lack of moderation

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • immoderacy — /i mod euhr euh see/, n. immoderation. [1675 85; IMMODER(ATE) + ACY] * * * …   Universalium

  • immoderacy — n. exaggeration, excessiveness, lack of moderation …   English contemporary dictionary

  • immoderacy — im·moderacy …   English syllables

  • immoderacy — (ˈ)i(m), ə+ noun ( es) : immoderateness …   Useful english 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

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