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excessive

adjective uk   us   /ekˈses.ɪv/
C1 too much: Excessive exercise can sometimes cause health problems. Any more pudding would simply be excessive.
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excessively
adverb uk   us   /-li/
She was polite but not excessively so. I don't drink excessively.
Translations of “excessive”
in Korean 과도한…
in Arabic مُفرِط…
in Portuguese excessivo…
in Catalan excessiu…
in Japanese 行き過ぎた…
in Italian eccessivo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 過分的, 過度的, 過多的…
in Russian излишний, чрезмерный…
in Turkish aşırı, ölçüsüz, istenmediği kadar…
in Chinese (Simplified) 过分的, 过度的, 过多的…
in Polish nadmierny, przesadny…
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