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.

  • 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.

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

  • I was also interested by the fact that some of this flexible behaviour is shared with other primates such as chimps, bonobos, and even monkeys, who also spend inordinate amounts of time in social interactions, working out social hierarchies.

  • Whatever they may be called in private, customers who demand an inordinate amount of time, money, and morale (and we have all stood behind them at the bank) have acquired the name value-subtractors .


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