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excess

adjective

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being over what is needed
  • any excess food from the party will be donated to a shelter for the homeless

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excess

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of excess (Entry 2 of 3)

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

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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

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excess

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of excess (Entry 3 of 3)

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The first known use of excess was in the 14th century

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“Excess.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/excess. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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