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Princeton's WordNet

  1. excessively, overly, to a fault, tooadverb

    to a degree exceeding normal or proper limits

    "too big"


  1. excessivelyadverb

    To an excessive degree.

    The application form was excessively complicated.

  2. excessivelyadverb

    In excess.

    He smoked excessively.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Excessivelyadverb

    Exceedingly; eminently; in a great degree.

    Etymology: from excessive.

    A man must be excessively stupid, as well as uncharitable, who believes there is no virtue but on his own side. Addison.


  1. excessively

    Excessively refers to going beyond what is usual, normal, reasonable, or acceptable in quantity, degree, or intensity. It implies an extreme or surpassing limit, often seen as negative or harmful.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of excessively in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of excessively in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of excessively in a Sentence

  1. Kaylynn Knull:

    As soon as we came back to the room, we noticed it smelled like somebody had dumped paint everywhere, we were drooling excessively. My eyes would not stop watering.

  2. Oscar Wilde, Jack from The Importance of Being Earnest:

    When one is in town one amuses oneself. When one is in the country one amuses other people. It is excessively boring.

  3. Craig Roberts:

    I want to reassure folks about what we're doing, it's excessively, heavily patrolled area.

  4. Getty Images:

    One of the most glaring problems in Pennsylvania’s legal system is that we have mandatory life without parole as a sentence for first- and second- degree murder, and we also have many people serving these excessively long virtual life sentences, but we deny people serving these sentences any substantial avenues for relief.

  5. Ryan Cloutier:

    Ultimately, we found that Jupiter is capable of ejecting the fifth giant planet while retaining a moon with the orbit of Callisto, on the other hand, it would have been very difficult for Saturn to do so because Iapetus would have been excessively unsettled, resulting in an orbit that is difficult to reconcile with its current trajectory.

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  • nadměrněCzech
  • übermäßig, exzessivGerman
  • demasiado, excesivamenteSpanish
  • liikaa, liianFinnish
  • beaucoup trop, bien trop, de trop, excessivementFrench
  • չափազանց, չափից դուրսArmenian
  • eccessivamente, troppoItalian
  • excessiveLatin
  • extreem, buitensporig, excessiefDutch
  • excessivamentePortuguese
  • чрезмерно, излишне, [[слишком]] [[много]], чересчурRussian

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