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 Meanings and Examples of EXORBITANT
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exorbitant
 a.  greatly exceeding bounds of reason or moderation; exceeding proper limits
Classic Sentence:
1  Anticipating an easier victory than she had foreseen, she named an exorbitant sum.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 9
2  He who gave to all so readily thought this demand exorbitant and almost odious.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER V—HINDRANCES
Example Sentence:
1  Worker mobility also appears to be constrained by rapid urbanization which has resulted in exorbitant urban housing prices and rents.
2  Do not be misled by the exorbitant claims of this quack; he cannot cure you.