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?

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    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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    Indian

How to say excessive in sign language?

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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. The OIG:

    The former Region 9 Administrator made excessive trips to Southern California and claimed ineligible travel costs, he made 88 trips in total from October 2006 through January 2009. For 51 of the 88 trips (58 percent), the former Region 9 Administrator traveled to Orange County/Los Angeles County (OC/LA), California, near the former Region 9 Administrator’s residence, at a cost of approximately $69,000.

  2. Michelle Cohen-Metzger:

    Everything in the video seems to point towards an obvious excessive use of force.

  3. Yukihiro Misawa:

    The most important thing is to reduce the excessive amount of production on the global level.

  4. Peter Kinsella:

    We started the year assuming we would see four rate hikes in the United States but now people think we will see two and the risk is of less than two which is a benign development for emerging markets, the risk of excessive increases in financing risks is no longer there.

  5. Alan MacGill:

    The devices can help control excessive motion in the foot, the shoe should be the correct size for the child and not too flimsy from toe to heel.

Images & Illustrations of excessive

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