[ɪkˈsɛsɪv, ɛkˈsɛsɪv]
  1. more than is necessary, normal, or desirable; immoderate.
    "he was drinking excessive amounts of brandy"
late Middle English: from Old French excessif, -ive, from medieval Latin excessivus, from Latin excedere ‘surpass’ ( see exceed).
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How to use excessive in a sentence?
dogs may exhibit signs of anxiety, such as whining, chewing, and excessive barking.
I can see little musical advantage in excessive cadential ritardandos.
an excessive concern for legal form and precedent.
a standard complaint was its excessive Latinity.
he was drinking excessive amounts of brandy.
the accident was due to excessive speed.
avoid excessive exposure to the sun.
How to say excessive in other languages?
Laguages Translations
Afrikaans (ADJECTIVE)oormatige, buitensporige
Arabic (ADJECTIVE)المفرط, الإفراط, مفرطة, الاستخدام المفرط, الزائد, مفرطا, مفرط, افراط, زائدة, مبالغ فيه, زائد
Bangla অতিরিক্ত
Bosnian (Latin) prekomjerne
Bulgarian (ADJECTIVE)прекомерно, процедурата при прекомерен, прекалено, излишни, краен
Cantonese (Traditional) 過度
Catalan (ADJECTIVE)excessiu, desmesurat
Chinese Simplified 过度
Chinese Traditional 過度
Croatian (ADJECTIVE)prekomjerne, pretjerano, prevelike
Czech (ADJECTIVE)nadměrné, postupu při nadměrném, nepřiměřené, přehnané, přebytečný
Danish (ADJECTIVE)overdreven, uforholdsmæssigt store, voldsom, kraftig, urimelige, unødige
Dutch (ADJECTIVE)buitensporige, overmatige, excessieve, bovenmatige, overdreven, teveel, extreme
Estonian (ADJECTIVE)ülemäärase, liigne
Fijian rui sivia
Filipino sobrang
Finnish (ADJECTIVE)liiallinen, enemmyys, kohtuuttomia, runsasta
French (ADJECTIVE)démesurée, abusive
German (ADJECTIVE)übermäßige, exzessive, überhöhte, übertrieben, überzogen, überschüssige
Greek (ADJECTIVE)υπερβολική, υπέρμετρος
Haitian Creole mouri
Hebrew (ADJECTIVE)מוגזם, מוגזמת, מופרז, יתר, עודף, מוגברת
Hindi (ADJECTIVE)अत्यधिक
Hmong Daw ntev li ntawm
Hungarian (ADJECTIVE)túlzott
Icelandic (ADJECTIVE)óhófleg, óþarfa, of
Indonesian (ADJECTIVE)berlebihan
Italian (ADJECTIVE)eccessivo
Japanese (ADJECTIVE)過度, 過剰, 余分な, 過大, 過多, 過, 超過, 多すぎる, 余分
Kiswahili kupita kiasi
Klingon 'IqwI'
Korean (ADJECTIVE)과량, 지나친, 과도, 과다, 과잉
Latvian (ADJECTIVE)pārmērīga, pārlieku, nevajadzīgu
Lithuanian (ADJECTIVE)perviršinio, pernelyg, besaikio, perteklinis, padidėjęs, didelio, Perdaug, gausus
Malagasy diso tafahoatra
Malay (Latin) (ADJECTIVE)berlebihan, melampau
Maltese (ADJECTIVE)eċċessiv, żejjed, żejda
Norwegian Bokmål overdreven
Persian (ADJECTIVE)بیش
Polish (ADJECTIVE)nadmierne, wygórowana, zawyżone
Portuguese (ADJECTIVE)excessiva, exagerado, uso excessivo
Querétaro Otomi excesiva
Romanian (ADJECTIVE)excesivă, exagerat
Russian (ADJECTIVE)чрезмерное, излишней, избыточного, лишних, повышенной
Samoan soona
Serbian (Cyrillic) прекомерне
Serbian (Latin) prekomerne
Slovak (ADJECTIVE)nadmerné, neprimerané, prehnané, nadbytočné, prebytočnej
Slovenian (ADJECTIVE)prekomerno, pretirano, čezmerno, prevelike
Spanish (ADJECTIVE)excesiva, desmesurada, demasiada, exagerada
Swedish (ADJECTIVE)överdriven, orimliga, alltför, kraftig, onödig
Tahitian rahi
Tamil அதிகப்படியான
Telugu మితిమీరిన
Thai มากเกินไป
Tongan fu'u totu'a
Turkish (ADJECTIVE)aşırı, Aşiri, aşır
Ukrainian (ADJECTIVE)надмірне, зайвого, зайвий
Urdu ضرورت سے زیادہ
Vietnamese (ADJECTIVE)quá
Welsh (ADJECTIVE)gormodol, eithafol, ormod, gor, llethol, afresymol
Yucatec Maya excesiva
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