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immoderate Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. adjective beyond reasonable limits
    • immoderate laughter
    • immoderate spending
WordNet

Im*mod"er*ate adjective
Etymology
L. immoderatus; pref. im- not + moderatus moderate. See Moderate.
Definitions
  1. Not moderate; exceeding just or usual and suitable bounds; excessive; extravagant; unreasonable; as, immoderate demands; immoderate grief; immoderate laughter.
    So every scope by the immoderate use Turns to restraint. Shak.
    Syn. -- Excessive; exorbitant; unreasonable; extravagant; intemperate; inordinate.

Webster 1913