Meaning of “excesses” in the English Dictionary


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excessesplural noun

us /ɪkˈses·əz, ˈekˌses·əz/

actions beyond the limit of what is acceptable:

These villages are unspoiled by tourists and the excesses of modern life.
The prosecutor’s thirst for publicity led to troubling excesses.

(Definition of “excesses” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)