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Definition of Excessive


  1. Characterized by, or exhibiting, excess; overmuch.

Excessive Quotations

The excessive increase of anything causes a reaction in the opposite direction.

Such lifestyle factors such as cigarette smoking, excessive alcohol consumption, little physical activity and low dietary calcium intake are risk factors for osteoporosis as well as for many other non-communicable diseases.
Gro Harlem Brundtland

Ignorance of all things is an evil neither terrible nor excessive, nor yet the greatest of all; but great cleverness and much learning, if they be accompanied by a bad training, are a much greater misfortune.

Your true traveller finds boredom rather agreeable than painful. It is the symbol of his liberty - his excessive freedom. He accepts his boredom, when it comes, not merely philosophically, but almost with pleasure.
Aldous Huxley

The monarchy is foremost a business, and it's important to them that the British public continue to finance the excessive luxurious lifestyles of the now quite enormous, wasteful and useless 'royal' family. I find it very sad.
Steven Patrick Morrissey
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Excessive Translations

excessive in Afrikaans is ekstreem
excessive in Dutch is extreem, buitensporig, excessief
excessive in Italian is esuberante, esuberante, libertino
excessive in Latin is immodicus
excessive in Norwegian is overdreven
excessive in Portuguese is excessivo
excessive in Spanish is excesivo, licencioso, desmesurado

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