The tone of the "Panegyric" certainly lends itself to the supposition of some historians that Trajan was inordinately vain.
But he was inordinately vain, and totally unscrupulous in gaining money, in attacking an enemy, or in protecting himself when he was threatened with danger.
Before 1846 the number of small holdings was inordinately large.
The Somali love display; they are inordinately vain and avaricious; but they make loyal and trustworthy soldiers and are generally bright and intelligent.
Dusuns and Muruts alike are in a very low state of civilization, and both indulge inordinately in the use of intoxicating liquors of their own manufacture.
He was then a mere lad, amiable, well-meaning, but entirely under the dominion of his mother...