Example sentences for: inordinate

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

  • 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.

  • And you must recognize and accept that doing so will take inordinate amounts of your time and your energy.

  • 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.

  • 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 Journal also runs a front-page feature about a hot topic in dry-as-dust San Antonio, Texas: who uses inordinate amounts of water on their lawns.


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