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excessive

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of excessive

  1. going beyond a normal or acceptable limit in degree or amount <nerdy hackers who spend an excessive amount of time sitting in front of their computers> Synonyms baroque, devilish, exorbitant, extravagant, extreme, fancy, immoderate, inordinate, insane, intolerable, lavish, overdue, overextravagant, overmuch, overweening, plethoric, steep, stiff, towering, unconscionable, undue, unmerciful Related Words boundless, endless, immeasurable, infinite, limitless; unbearable, unjustifiable, unwarranted; improper, inappropriate, thick, unseemly; unrestrained Phrases a bit much, over the top Near Antonyms deficient, inadequate, insufficient; minimal, minimum Antonyms middling, moderate, modest, reasonable, temperate



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