Inordinate vs Cease - What's the difference?

inordinate | cease |


As an adjective inordinate

is excessive; unreasonable or inappropriate in magnitude; extreme.

As a verb cease is

(formal|intransitive) to stop.

inordinate

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Excessive; unreasonable or inappropriate in magnitude; extreme.
  • Synonyms

    * See also

    cease

    English

    Verb

    (ceas)
  • (formal) To stop.
  • And with that, his twitching ceased .
  • (formal) To stop doing (something).
  • And with that, he ceased twitching.
  • (obsolete) To be wanting; to fail; to pass away.
  • * Bible, Deuteronomy xv. 11
  • The poor shall never cease out of the land.