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Synonyms for excessive
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. excessive, inordinate, undue, unreasonable(adj)

    beyond normal limits

    "excessive charges"; "a book of inordinate length"; "his dress stops just short of undue elegance"; "unreasonable demands"

    Synonyms:
    inordinate, unreasonable, undue, unjustified, overweening, exuberant, unwarranted, extravagant

    Antonyms:
    moderate, restrained

  2. excessive, extravagant, exuberant, overweening(adj)

    unrestrained, especially with regard to feelings

    "extravagant praise"; "exuberant compliments"; "overweening ambition"; "overweening greed"

    Synonyms:
    luxuriant, profuse, lush, overweening, inordinate, riotous, uppity, extravagant, high-spirited, unreasonable, ebullient, undue, exuberant, spendthrift, profligate, prodigal

    Antonyms:
    restrained, moderate

Wiktionary

  1. excessive(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    insufficient, deficient

  2. excessive(adjective)

    I personally consider putting a wide vibrato on a single 16th triplet note at 160 beats per minute rather excessive, nay even stupid.

    Antonyms:
    insufficient, deficient

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. excessive

    Synonyms:
    enormous, undue, exorbitant, overmuch, superabundant, superfluous, unreasonable, immoderate, inordinate, extravagant

    Antonyms:
    insufficient, scant, inadequate

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. excessive(a.)

    Synonyms:
    superabundant, superfluous, exuberant

  2. excessive(a.)

    Synonyms:
    extravagant, inordinate, enormous, outrageous, unreasonable, very great

  3. excessive(a.)

    Synonyms:
    immoderate, intemperate, extreme

  4. excessive(a.)

    Synonyms:
    vehement, violent

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. excessive(a)

    Synonyms:
    superfluous, exuberant, superabundant, disproportionate, outrageous, unreasonable, exorbitant inordinate, extravagant, fabulous, immoderate, extreme

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "excessive":

    undue, excess, exaggerated, inordinate, disproportionate, unreasonable, exorbitant, over-, extravagant, extreme, overblown

How to pronounce excessive?

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#8094excessive
#8121enormous
#14822lush
#16024unreasonable
#21803undue
#23758exaggerated
#28223disproportionate
#34015extravagant
#35699superfluous
#37717unwarranted
#40761unjustified
#43675prodigal
#46323exuberant
#55433exorbitant
#57042inordinate
#65304overblown
#75439profuse
#78329luxuriant
#83140riotous
#84876uppity
#107022profligate
#118329spendthrift
#126709ebullient
#177689immoderate
#194411overmuch
#196503overweening
#327831superabundant

How to use excessive in a sentence?

  1. Emeasoba George:

    Avarice is reprehensible acquisitiveness, excessive and insatiable desire to acquire or possess more wealth, riches or material gain than one needs or deserves. In other words, avarice is the highest level of greed or greediness. Now listen up, wealth or success is good and worthwhile too. But, you should not quest for it desperately, fraudulently or dubiously. Besides that, genuine wealth or success is meant to be acquired or achieved overtime and not at all overnight. -Emeasoba George

  2. Takuya Takahashi:

    Excessive fears for the global economy have receded.

  3. Lauren Manaker:

    Results from many studies suggest that excessive caffeine intake has a negative influence on male fertility parameters and may lead to couples having a more difficult time becoming pregnant.

  4. Jonathan Moore:

    (The officer) clearly was violating his own departmental regulations, he clearly was using excessive force.

  5. Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein:

    The loss of life is deplorable, and the staggering number of injuries caused by live ammunition only confirms the sense that excessive force has been used against demonstrators – not once, not twice, but repeatedly.


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