in excess

Definition of in excess

  1. :  in overly large amounts Eating anything in excess can be bad for you.

Word by Word Definitions

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  1. :  the state or an instance of surpassing usual, proper, or specified limits :  superfluity

    :  the amount or degree by which one thing or quantity exceeds another

    :  undue or immoderate indulgence :  intemperance

  1. :  more than the usual, proper, or specified amount

  1. :  to eliminate the position of


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