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excess

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of excess

  1. being over what is needed any excess food from the party will be donated to a shelter for the homeless Synonyms of excess spare, extra, redundant, supererogatory, superfluous, supernumerary, surplusWords Related to excess accessory, additional, supplemental, supplementary; de trop, dispensable, extraneous, gratuitous, needless, nonessential, uncalled-for, unessential, unnecessary, unneeded, unwanted; abundant, ample, bountiful, copious, plenteous, plentifulNear Antonyms of excess deficient, inadequate, insufficient, meager (or meagre), niggardly, poor, scant, scanty, scarce, short, shortish, skimpy, sparse


excess

noun

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 of excess bellyful, fat, overabundance, overage, overflow, overkill, overmuch, overplus, oversupply, plethora, plus, redundancy, superabundance, superfluity, surfeit, surplus, surplusage Words Related to excess abundance, bounty, plentitude, plenty, profusion, sufficiency; overproduction, overstock Near Antonyms of excess dearth, lack, scarcity, want Antonyms of excess 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 of excess excessiveness, exorbitance, immoderacy, immoderation, insobriety, intemperance, intemperateness, nimiety Words Related to excess extravagance, prodigality; extremism, irrationality, radicalism, unreasonableness Antonyms of excess moderateness, moderation, temperance, temperateness



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