Example sentences for: inordinate

How can you use “inordinate” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Sunbeam's decision to fire CEO "Chainsaw Al" Dunlop over the weekend gets a lot of front-page coverage, inordinate really, given the relative size of the company.

  • Nor would she blame the media for an "inordinate focus" on the issue.

  • About your comment in the June 16 "Today's Papers" about the "inordinate" amount of coverage that Al Dunlap's firing got: This guy has become a corporate symbol--arrogant, cocky, boasting he can turn a company around in seven months when others need years, eschewing corporate jets for coach seats.

  • The Enquirer does not say whether Lieberman is related to Evelyn Lieberman, the Clinton aide who helped send Monica into this spiral by transferring her from the White House to the Pentagon after she showed inordinate interest in the president.

  • They believe that additional efforts to develop precisely quantified risks are not cost-effective because (1) such estimates take an inordinate amount of time and effort to identify and verify or develop, (2) the risk documentation becomes too voluminous to be of practical use, and (3) specific loss estimates are generally not needed to determine if a control is needed.


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