French translation of 'inordinate'
[amount, number] disproportionné(e)
[pleasure] sans mesure
[pride] démesuré(e) ⧫ sans mesure
The idea gave me inordinate pleasure. Cette idée me procurait un plaisir sans mesure.
an inordinate length of time un temps disproportionné ⧫ une durée disproportionnée
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Nicholas scanned the shoreline, looking for anyone with an inordinate degree of interest in them, but the exercise was fruitless.FLOATING CITY (2002)
`We are facing a crisis," he told her, `of inordinate proportions.A MEANS TO EVIL (2002)
James and Sarah approached them with what seemed an inordinate amount of baggage.THE GOSPEL MAKERS (2002)
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British English: inordinate ADJECTIVE
If you describe something as inordinate, you are emphasizing that it is unusually great in amount or degree.
They spend an inordinate amount of time talking.
Translation of inordinate from the Collins English to French Dictionary