Example sentences for: inordinate

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

  • (The quotations marks are intended to emphasize criticism of the practice of all the media to devote an inordinate amount of time and space to the interviewing and promotion of actors, singers, and other entertainers, most of whom have nothing to say and who make their living uttering words created by others.

  • Her children's personal lives are deliberately excised from the book; the cowardly episode in which she and Ben Bradlee misused their inordinate power to scuttle a wretchedly flawed book about her ( Katharine the Great by Deborah Davis, published in 1979) is not mentioned; and she only hints at her post-Phil romantic life.

  • More tellingly, perhaps, Fisher has devoted an inordinate amount of the company's attention to its price war with Fuji.

  • 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.

  • Two employees (married male, unmarried female) are spending an inordinate amount of time together during office hours.

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