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Example sentences for inordinate

Spend an inordinate amount of time crafting your business plan's executive summary.
Certain drivers spent an inordinate amount of time looking at the gauge rather than the road.
Vertical farms require an inordinate amount of energy and water, not unlike conventional farming.
Boomers grew up drunk on idealism and have always spent an inordinate amount of time congratulating themselves for this quality.
He took inordinate pains to complicate every picture.
For all those reasons, the car generates an inordinate amount of media attention.
Poor countries are overburdened with the problem of refugees and are having to host an inordinate share of the world's refugees.
With the extinction of long-term, relationship banking, the rating agencies have gained an inordinate influence.
However, it would take forever and an inordinate amount of money to conduct these on mammals.
My own inordinate interest in what the lunatics are up to in every corner of our planet has to do with my childhood.
Every inordinate cup is unblessed and the ingredient is a devil.
He received the inordinate praise which is easily given to those of whom it is said that they might achieve wonders if they would.
Indeed, there are an inordinate number of bars and clubs for a town so small.
It isn't surprising that the media ignore him to an inordinate degree.
Little wonder there are inordinate delays at the ports and on the roads.
Ed cooked the scallops himself in a pan on a little burner, and took inordinate pride in doing so.
She spends an inordinate amount of time alone in parking garages and dark, dangerous neighborhoods.
Given both the purpose and the risk, the burden is inordinate.
We apologize for the inordinate delay of this response and regret any inconvenience that the delay may have caused.

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