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Definition of Excess

Excess

  1. The state of surpassing or going beyond limits; the being of a measure beyond sufficiency, necessity, or duty; that which exceeds what is usual or prover; immoderateness; superfluity; superabundance; extravagance; as, an excess of provisions or of light.
  2. An undue indulgence of the appetite; transgression of proper moderation in natural gratifications; intemperance; dissipation.
  3. The degree or amount by which one thing or number exceeds another; remainder; as, the difference between two numbers is the excess of one over the other.
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Excess Translations

excess in Italian is eccedenza, eccedenza
excess in Latin is redundo
excess in Spanish is exceso
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