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English definition of “excessive”

excessive

adjective uk   /ekˈses.ɪv/ us  
C1 too much: Excessive exercise can sometimes cause health problems. Any more pudding would simply be excessive.Too much and unnecessary
excessively
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
She was polite but not excessively so. I don't drink excessively.Too much and unnecessary
(Definition of excessive from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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