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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. David Greenberg:

    The focus started to shift back to being capable of using the automation as an assist to reduce workload in the right circumstance, but being capable also of taking over and flying the old way, in Asia, it's very normal to rely, in my view, excessively on automation.

  2. David Greenberg:

    In Asia, it's very normal to rely, in my view, excessively on automation.

  3. Jay Foster:

    We feel an obligation to all our graduates – not just the ones whose parents decide they want to excessively celebrate.

  4. Emmanuel Nganou Djoumessi:

    Scarcity of potable water in this area has been a major problem because of the hilly but excessively dry landscape. That is why government thought it imperative to invest in this water collection and supply (system using) solar energy.

  5. Julie Stewart:

    We are thrilled that President Obama is making good on his promise to use the powers granted him by the Constitution to provide relief for federal prisoners serving excessively long mandatory minimum sentences, i commend the President.

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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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    given to or marked by the consumption of alcohol
    • A. sesquipedalian
    • B. pecuniary
    • C. bibulous
    • D. lacerate

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