The children’s play took a vast or inordinate amount of work, much more than the parents had expected. The set and costumes were inordinately complex and thus required huge amounts of money, materials, and time. The director knew that performing the musical would take a lot of effort, but he had no clue that the production required an inordinate or excessive number of volunteers in addition to his usual staff.
Quiz: What does it mean when something is inordinate?
- It is greater, larger, or more intense than expected.
- It is for the benefit of children.
- It requires a lot of people to get the job done.