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exorbitant
(adj)
egg-ZOR-bi-tǝnt
Meaning

excessive; extravagant

1st Sample Sentence

The renovations to the school have cost an exorbitant amount of money, far more than was anticipated.

Root

e ex (out of)#orbita (wheel track) (Latin)

Mnemonics

EX (extra)ORBIT-ant. extra orbit in the solar system. so this extra+orbit makes the solar system excessive now ex (out) + orbit - that is out of orbit or limitations that are binding it.

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