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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ex·or·bi·tant /-tənt/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ex·or·bi·tant a.
 1. Departing from an orbit or usual track; hence, deviating from the usual or due course; going beyond the appointed rules or established limits of right or propriety; excessive; extravagant; enormous; inordinate; as, exorbitant appetites and passions; exorbitant charges, demands, or claims.
    Foul exorbitant desires.   --Milton.
 2. Not comprehended in a settled rule or method; anomalous.
    The Jews . . . [were] inured with causes exorbitant, and such as their laws had not provided for.   --Hooker.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : greatly exceeding bounds of reason or moderation;
            "exorbitant rent"; "extortionate prices"; "spends an
            outrageous amount on entertainment"; "usorious interest
            rate"; "unconscionable spending" [syn: extortionate,
            outrageous, steep, unconscionable, usurious]