excess noun (TOO MUCH)
An excess of enthusiasm is not always a good thing. 过分热情不见得总是件好事情。
They both eat to excess (= too much). 他们两个都吃得太多了。
excesses [ plural ]
- The store has an excess of stock which it must sell off.
- A excess of water causes the plant's roots to rot.
- The new director says there is an excess of staff and that cuts must be made.
- The country has an excess of cheap labour.
- I'll give you two dozen bottles, but if there is any excess could I have it back after the party?