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extortionate


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Extortionate  \Ex*tor"tion*ate\,  a. 
  Characterized  by  extortion;  oppressive;  hard. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  extortionate 
  adj  :  greatly  exceeding  bounds  of  reason  or  moderation; 
  "exorbitant  rent";  "extortionate  prices";  "spends  an 
  outrageous  amount  on  entertainment";  "usorious  interest 
  rate";  "unconscionable  spending"  [syn:  {exorbitant},  {outrageous}, 
  {steep},  {unconscionable},  {usurious}] 




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