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    exorbitant

    exorbitant - Dictionary definition and meaning for word exorbitant

    Definition
    (adj) greatly exceeding bounds of reason or moderation
    Example Sentence
    • exorbitant rent
    • extortionate prices
    • spends an outrageous amount on entertainment
    • usurious interest rate
    • unconscionable spending
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for exorbitant

ex(out) + orbit - that is out of orbit or limitations that are binding it.

EX(extra)ORBIT-ant...extra orbit in the solar system...so this extra+orbit makes the solar system excessive now

if we takin it from ORBITANT it means in hindi OR BI(bhi) TANT hai means "excessive".

WE KNOW EARTH MOVES AROUND THE SUN RYT?IN IT'S PERTICULER ORBIT RYT?AND THE ORBIT IS HUGE RYT?SO EX(OUT) OF THIS ORBIT MEANS BEYOND THE BOUND OF THIS ORBIT OMGGGG IT'S HUGE/EXCESSIVE RYT?

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simple extorbitant starts from ex so as extra

exorbitant = ex + orbit; cut the orbit; i.e the planet cutout of the orbit & going to infinite direction.

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