What does excessive mean?

Definitions for excessive
ɪkˈsɛs ɪvex·ces·sive

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

  2. excessive, extravagant, exuberant, overweening(adj)

    unrestrained, especially with regard to feelings

    "extravagant praise"; "exuberant compliments"; "overweening ambition"; "overweening greed"

Wiktionary

  1. excessive(Adjective)

    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."

Webster Dictionary

  1. Excessive(adj)

    characterized by, or exhibiting, excess; overmuch

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'excessive' in Adjectives Frequency: #679

How to pronounce excessive ?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say excessive in sign language?

  1. excessive

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of excessive in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of excessive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of excessive in a Sentence

  1. Le Maire:

    We're talking about excessive amounts here.

  2. George Eliot, a.k.a. Mary Ann Evans:

    Excessive literary production is a social offense.

  3. Takuya Takahashi:

    Excessive fears for the global economy have receded.

  4. The Hitopadesa:

    Frugality should ever be practised, but not excessive parsimony.

  5. Diego Lillo:

    Residents are forced to face excessive risks because of the project.

Images & Illustrations of excessive

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