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inordinate
used in Selected Tales by Poe

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Definition
beyond normal limits
  • We know of them, among other things, that they are always to their possessor, when inordinately possessed, a source of the liveliest enjoyment.
    4 — The Murders in the Rue Morgue (1% in)
  • ...liquid, and luminous beyond comparison; lips somewhat thin and very pallid, but of a surpassingly beautiful curve; a nose of a delicate Hebrew model, but with a breadth of nostril unusual in similar formations; a finely moulded chin, speaking, in its want of prominence, of a want of moral energy; hair of a more than web-like softness and tenuity; these features, with an inordinate expansion above the regions of the temple, made up altogether a countenance not easily to be forgotten.
    3 — The Fall of the House of Usher (25% in)

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