Related words extra, enormous, needless, exaggerated, superfluous, inordinate, unreasonable, redundant, undue, exorbitant, extravagant, unconscionable, steep, disproportionate, extreme, boundless, dissipated, immoderate, indulgent, intemperate, nearby words excess luggage, excess profits tax, excess sound pressure, excess supply, excess-profits tax, exch., exchange, exchange force, exchange rate, exchange rate mechanism.British World English excessive excessive adjective, more than is necessary, normal, or desirable; immoderate.

As ever, we ended up drinking excessive amounts, albeit absorbed by plenty of food.Who can declare categorically that the expression of that outrage was excessive?

Excessive, immoderate, inordinate, extravagant, exorbitant, extreme mean going beyond a normal limit.But in actions for torts to the person or reputation of the plaintiff, the damages will not be considered excessive unless they are outrageous.Perhaps you think that she has a superhuman stamina for long lines, crowded malls, and late night purchasing.