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Definitions of excessive:

part of speech: adjective

Superfluous; violent; immoderate.

Usage examples for excessive:

  • Another good rule in friendship is this: do not let an excessive affection hinder the highest interests of your friends. "Treatises on Friendship and Old Age", Marcus Tullius Cicero
  • You have prevented his being good to you by your own excessive goodness to him. "The Princess Priscilla's Fortnight", Elizabeth von Arnim
  • So far I have said nothing of excessive heat, for the earth began in excessive cold. "The Universe a Vast Electric Organism", George Woodward Warder

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