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inordinate
used in The Mill on the Floss

3 uses
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Definition
beyond normal limits
  • Then shall all vain imaginations, evil perturbations, and superfluous cares fly away; then shall immoderate fear leave thee, and inordinate love shall die.
    4.3 -- Book 4 Chapter 3 -- A Voice from the Past (67% in)
  • If thou desirest to mount unto this height, thou must set out courageously, and lay the axe to the root, that thou mayest pluck up and destroy that hidden inordinate inclination to thyself, and unto all private and earthly good.
    4.3 -- Book 4 Chapter 3 -- A Voice from the Past (60% in)
  • On this sin, that a man inordinately loveth himself, almost all dependeth, whatsoever is thoroughly to be overcome; which evil being once overcome and subdued, there will presently ensue great peace and tranquillity....
    4.3 -- Book 4 Chapter 3 -- A Voice from the Past (60% in)

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