immoderation

  • 1 immodération — [ imɔderasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • XVe; lat. immoderatio ♦ Rare Manque de modération, de mesure. ⇒ excès. ⇒IMMODÉRATION, subst. fém. Manque de modération, de mesure. L immodération de ses désirs (Ac. 1935). Il n était fidèle au poste que les jours où… …

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  • 2 Immoderation — Im*mod er*a tion, n. [L. immoderatio: cf. F. imod[ e]ration.] Lack of moderation. Hallywell. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 3 immoderation — index debauchery, exaggeration, redundancy Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 4 immoderation — (n.) early 15c., from L. immoderationem (nom. immoderatio) want of moderation, excess, from immoderatus (see IMMODERATE (Cf. immoderate)) …

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  • 5 immodération — (i mmo dé ra sion) s. f. Caractère de ce qui est immodéré. •   M. le prince, par une immodération invincible, a ruiné tous les avantages que la fortune et la nature avaient joints à l envi en sa personne, LA ROCHEF. Mém. 53. •   Ces grands… …

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  • 6 IMMODÉRATION — n. f. Manque de modération. Il faut se garder de l’immodération, même dans le bien. L’immodération de ses désirs …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 7 immoderation — /i mod euh ray sheuhn/, n. lack of moderation. [1535 45; < L immoderation (s. of immoderatio). See IM 2, MODERATION] * * * …

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  • 8 immoderation — immoderate ► ADJECTIVE ▪ lacking moderation; excessive. DERIVATIVES immoderately adverb immoderation noun …

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  • 9 immoderation — noun see immoderate …

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  • 10 immoderation — noun lack of moderation …

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  • 11 immoderation — n. exaggeration, excessiveness, lack of moderation …

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  • 12 immoderation — n 1. excess, excessiveness, inordi nateness, Obs. inordinacy; extremeness, extravagance, exorbitance, exorbitancy; lavishness, prodigality, pro fuseness. 2. unrestraint, abandon, self indulgence; wantonness, profligacy, dissipation,… …

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  • 13 immoderation — im·moderation …

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  • 14 immoderation — /ɪˌmɒdəˈreɪʃən/ (say i.moduh rayshuhn) noun lack of moderation …

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  • 15 immoderation — noun the quality of being excessive and lacking in moderation • Syn: ↑immoderateness • Ant: ↑moderation • Derivationally related forms: ↑immoderate (for: ↑immoderateness) …

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  • 16 overindulgence — noun excessive indulgence the child was spoiled by overindulgence • Syn: ↑excess • Derivationally related forms: ↑overindulgent, ↑overindulge • Hypernyms: ↑indulgence, ↑ …

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  • 18 modération — [ mɔderasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • XVIe; moderacion v. 1355; lat. moderatio 1 ♦ Caractère, comportement d une personne qui est éloignée de tout excès. Faire preuve de modération dans sa conduite. ⇒ circonspection , mesure, pondération, réserve, retenue,… …

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  • 19 excess — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. immoderation, intemperance, dissipation, indulgence; superabundance, superfluity, extravagance, exorbitance; redundance, remainder.See sufficiency. Ant., moderation. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [More than… …

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  • 20 license — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. permission, authority; freedom, licentiousness. See impurity. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Unbridled use of freedom] Syn. looseness, excess, laxity, slackness, relaxedness, effrontery, arrogance, sauciness …

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