Pronunciation: [ in-awr-dn-it ]
1: unusually or disproportionately large; excessive
2: (of a person) unrestrained in feelings or behavior; disorderly
Origin: Late Middle English; Latin
Etymology: from Latin inordinatus, from in- ‘not’ + ordinatus ‘arranged, set in order’ (past participle of ordinate)
Example: He ate an inordinate amount of dessert at dinner.