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excess

adjective

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excess

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Synonyms and Antonyms of excess

  1. 1 the state or an instance of going beyond what is usual, proper, or needed a new television season with an excess of sitcoms featuring wisecracking teenagers Synonyms bellyful, fat, overabundance, overage, overflow, overkill, overmuch, overplus, oversupply, plethora, plus, redundancy, superabundance, superfluity, surfeit, surplus, surplusage Related Words abundance, bounty, plentitude, plenty, profusion, sufficiency; overproduction, overstock Near Antonyms dearth, lack, scarcity, want Antonyms deficiency, deficit, insufficiency, undersupply

  2. 2 a propensity for extremes in one's actions, beliefs, or habits the wretched excess that is so often found in the world of show business Synonyms excessiveness, exorbitance, immoderacy, immoderation, insobriety, intemperance, intemperateness, nimiety Related Words extravagance, prodigality; extremism, irrationality, radicalism, unreasonableness Antonyms moderateness, moderation, temperance, temperateness


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