excessive, inordinate, undue, unreasonable(adj)
beyond normal limits
"excessive charges"; "a book of inordinate length"; "his dress stops just short of undue elegance"; "unreasonable demands"
excessive, extravagant, exuberant, overweening(adj)
unrestrained, especially with regard to feelings
"extravagant praise"; "exuberant compliments"; "overweening ambition"; "overweening greed"
Exceeding the usual bounds of something; extravagant; immoderate.
"I personally consider putting a wide vibrato on a single 16th triplet note at 160 beats per minute rather excessive, nay even stupid."
characterized by, or exhibiting, excess; overmuch
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Rank popularity for the word 'excessive' in Adjectives Frequency: #679
The numerical value of excessive in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of excessive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
There can never be a complete confidence in a power which is excessive.
One is never more on trial than in the moment of excessive good fortune.
A national debt, if it is not excessive, will be to us a national blessing.
(The officer) clearly was violating his own departmental regulations, he clearly was using excessive force.
There has been in recent years excessive emphasis on a citizen's rights and inadequate stress put upon his duties and responsibilities.
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- زائد, مبالغArabic
- excessiuCatalan, Valencian
- übermäßig, exzessivGerman
- υπέρμετρος, υπερβολικόςGreek
- troa, ekscesaEsperanto
- anabarrachScottish Gaelic
- terlalu banyakIndonesian
- nadmierny, wygórowanyPolish
- excesivă, excesivRomanian
- лишний, чрезмерный, избыточный, излишнийRussian
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