exorbitant

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Late Latin exorbitāns, the present active participle of exorbitō (I go out of the track), from ex (out) + orbita (wheel-track); see orbit. Compare the French exorbitant.

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Adjective[edit]

exorbitant (comparative more exorbitant, superlative most exorbitant)

  1. exceeding proper limits; extravagant; excessive or unduly high
    It's a nice car, but they are charging an exorbitant price for it.
    You also have to pay exorbitant interest if you have credit card debt.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

exorbitant m (feminine exorbitante, masculine plural exorbitants, feminine plural exorbitantes)

  1. exorbitant
  2. extortionate

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

exorbitant (comparative exorbitanter, superlative am exorbitantesten)

  1. exorbitant

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