excessive definition

  • adjective:
    • surpassing an ordinary, typical, reasonable, or correct limitation.
    • Exceeding the typical bounds of anything; extravagant; immoderate.
    • described as, or exhibiting, extra; overmuch.
    • beyond typical restrictions
    • unrestrained, specifically pertaining to feelings
    • surpassing an ordinary, typical, reasonable, or correct limit.
    • Exceeding the usual bounds of something; extravagant; immoderate.
    • Characterized by, or exhibiting, extra; overmuch.
    • beyond normal limitations
    • unrestrained, specifically pertaining to feelings
  • others:
    • Exceeding the typical or correct restriction, level, measure, or proportion; being in excess of what's requisite or appropriate; going beyond understanding sanctioned by correct maxims; immoderate; extravagant; unreasonable; because, excessive volume; extortionate work; extortionate charges; excessive vanity; exorbitant indulgence.
    • Synonyms Immense, etc. (see huge); superabundant, superfluous; inordinate, extravagant, severe; intemperate, violent.
    • Exceeding the typical or proper limit, degree, measure, or proportion; becoming in excess of what exactly is necessity or proper; going beyond something sanctioned by correct principles; immoderate; extravagant; unreasonable; because, excessive bulk; exorbitant labor; exorbitant charges; extortionate vanity; extortionate indulgence.
    • Synonyms Immense, etc. (see enormous); superabundant, superfluous; inordinate, outrageous, extreme; intemperate, violent.

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